Patsy Cline Historic House
Winchester, Virginia is known for its rich Civil War history and as being the apple capital of Virginia. Winchester is also home to the Patsy Cline Historic House where country music legend Patsy Cline called home. Cline was born Virginia "Ginny" Patterson Hensley in 1932 in Winchester Memorial Hospital.
Backstory and Context
The organization in charge of the renovations to the Patsy Cline Historic House is Celebrating Patsy Cline, Inc., or CPC. The CPC's mission statement is "To Preserve and Perpetuate the Legacy of Patsy Cline and Her Music." The non-profit organization raised approximately $100,000 to restore the house to 1950, when Cline and her family were residents. In 2005, the Patsy Cline Historic House was registered on the National Register of Historic Places and the Virginia Landmarks Register. The house is featured the New York Times list of exciting planned new museum projects opening in the United States.
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