Place:Gore, Frederick, Virginia, United States

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NameGore
TypeCommunity
Coordinates39.25°N 78.317°W
Located inFrederick, Virginia, United States
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Gore is an unincorporated community in western Frederick County, Virginia, United States located off the Northwestern Turnpike (U.S. Route 50) on Gore Road (VA 751) west of Winchester. The community is nestled in the Back Creek valley. It has been called Back Creek Valley and Cross Junction.

Gore serves as the western terminus of the Winchester and Western Railroad. It is home to the Gore plant of Unimin Corporation. Gore is the birthplace of the author Willa Cather. The Patsy Cline house is also there.

Historic sites

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  • Sunrise (Muse House) (1815). Sunrise was constructed first as a simple log cabin; later additions converted it to a multi-room farmhouse with several porches.
  • Willa Cather Birthplace (Rachel E. Boak House) (1850).
  • Willow Shade (Willa Cather House) (1851).
  • Patsy Cline House (placed in Register in 2005)

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