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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.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Civil War Trails, and the Virginia, Wartime Manassas Walking Tour series lists.
 
Location. This marker has been replaced by another marker nearby. It was located near 38° 44.924′ N, 77° 28.296′ W. Marker was in Manassas, Virginia. Marker could be reached from the intersection of Prince William Avenue and Main Street, on the right when traveling east. Located near the entrance to the Manassas Museum. Touch for map
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
. Marker was in this post office area: Manassas VA 20110, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Manassas (here, next to this marker); War on the Landscape (a few steps from this marker); Manassas Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Wartime Manassas (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Occupation or Liberation (about 300 feet away); Burning of Manassas (about 400 feet away); Manassas 1905 - The Great Fire (about 400 feet away); Liberty Street (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map 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 display 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 for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Confederate Monument, Manassas Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 2, 2007
3. Confederate Monument, Manassas Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 11, 2007. This page has been viewed 1,639 times since then and 5 times this year. Last updated on August 26, 2020, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 11, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   3. submitted on September 12, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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