• Virginia history Oct 18, 2020

    Winchester Park Dedicated to Honor Owner of Integrated Tea Room

    Like most Southern towns in the 1960s, Winchester was racially segregated. But there was one place in the city where skin color didn’t matter, where people from all races could hang out together without feeling society’s pressure to keep Blacks and whites apart. That place was Ruth’s Tea Room at the corner of South Kent and East Cecil streets....

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