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Manassas, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Wartime Manassas

Walking and Driving Tours

 
 
Wartime Manassas - Walking and Driving Tours Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 2, 2007
1. Wartime Manassas - Walking and Driving Tours Marker
Inscription. The Manassas Museum System invites you to take walking and driving tours of the city’s historic Civil War sites. This map shows the locations of the sites featured on both tours. Copies of the map may be obtained inside the museum to take with you.

To begin the downtown Manassas walking tour, follow the trail to the marker at the bottom of this hill to your right front. Return here to retrieve your car and begin the Manassas driving tour.
 
Erected by Civil War Trails.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Virginia Civil War Trails, and the Virginia, Wartime Manassas Walking Tour marker series.
 
Location. 38° 44.924′ N, 77° 28.296′ W. Marker is in Manassas, Virginia. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Prince William Avenue and Main Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Located near the entrance to the Manassas Museum. Marker is in this post office area: Manassas VA 20110, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Manassas Museum (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Wartime Manassas (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Manassas 1905 - The Great Fire
Two Civil War Trails Markers at the Entrance to the Museum image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 2, 2007
2. Two Civil War Trails Markers at the Entrance to the Museum
(about 400 feet away); Site of Manassas Junction (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Wartime Manassas (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Wartime Manassas (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named Wartime Manassas (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named Wartime Manassas (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Manassas.
 
More about this marker. The marker displays a large map on the right side with stars denoting Civil War related stops on the tour. A smaller map on the left marks the stops in Old Town Manassas. Two photographs displays scenes around Manassas during the Civil War. The upper left photo carries the caption, “Confederate winter quarters, March 1862.“ The lower right photo shows “Rail cars at Manassas Junction, March 1864, used as a Union telegraph station and ‘mess house.’ ”
 
Regarding Wartime Manassas. Additional sites on the Wartime Manassas Tour are linked in the Related Markers List.
 
Related markers. Click here
Confederate Monument, Manassas Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 2, 2007
3. Confederate Monument, Manassas Cemetery
for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Also see . . .
1. PDF Copy of this Marker. (Submitted on September 11, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Civil War Trails Stops in Manassas. (Submitted on September 11, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,432 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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