Home of Shenandoah University, Winchester is located in the northwestern region of the Commonwealth of Virginia and has a rich cultural history dating back to the mid 1600's. History buffs will recognize the city as the home of many canonical events associated with the European settlement of the region, including the French-Indian War, the Revolutionary War and the Civil War. Accordingly, there are a wealth of historic buildings, sites and landmarks for the culture seeker to peruse, including Belle Grove Plantation, Abram's Delight, the Hexagon House, and Glen Burnie, among others. Winchester prides itself on its self-proclaimed "classic" restaurants, many of which have weathered the sands of time and exist today as much relics of the past as viable eateries. These restaurants include the iconic Triangle Diner and the Snow White Grille. Sports fans will want to check out the Winchester Royals, who play in the Valley Baseball League.