Stewart Bell Jr. Archives
Monday - Thursday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Stewart Bell Jr. Archives Room
Handley Regional Library
Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society
P.O. Box 58, Winchester, VA 22604
(540) 662-9041 ext. 17
SCOPE AND CONTENT: The collection contains memorabilia from the Hoffman Family and their ancestral home in Middletown, VA, including a 2008 guide to touring the house. Its current owner, John Hoffman, has made the house into a museum.
(1 box) Last updated 11/10.
BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: Built in 1797, the Hoffman House has been in the possession of the Hoffman family since 1852. The house came under fire during the Battle of Cedar Creek, which resulted in its chimney being destroyed by a cannon ball. It was also featured in a sketch by Civil War artist James Taylor.
BIBLIOGRAPHY: Taken from the collection.
CITE AS: Hoffman House Collection #1678, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.
Gene Dicks Award to John Hoffman, Middletown Heritage Society, n.d., 1 leaf, printed
Hoffman, Anna – New Article from The Winchester Star, June 4, 2009, and photocopies of items from her service in the U. S. Army Air Corps in World War II, 3 leaves (photocopy), 2 pages, printed
Hoffman, Grace – 1939 High School Diploma, Middletown High School, and class photograph, 2 leaves, printed, manuscript (photocopy)
Hoffman Genealogy Notes – 2 leaves, manuscript, typescript (photocopy)
Hoffman House Tour – 2008, 17 leaves, typescript