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

Liberia

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, May 15, 2021
1. Liberia Marker
Inscription.  Built 1829 by W.J. Weir. Land formerly owned by "King" Carter. Beauregard's headquarters May, 1861, until after First Battle of Manassas, July 21, 1861.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWar, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1861.
 
Location. 38° 45.999′ N, 77° 27.636′ W. Marker is in Manassas, Virginia. Marker is on Portner Avenue just south of Princeton Park Drive, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8601 Portner Ave, Manassas VA 20110, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Liberia and the Weirs (here, next to this marker); Turberville Memorial Garden (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Liberia (within shouting distance of this marker); Enslaved of Liberia (within shouting distance of this marker); Weir Family Cemetery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Manassas 1825 (about 700 feet away); Conner House (approx. 0.8 miles away); Conner House Restoration (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manassas.
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, May 15, 2021
2. Liberia Marker
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First Battle of Bull Run
 
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By Bradley Owen, October 19, 2016
3. Liberia
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 15, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 58 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 15, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   3. submitted on June 7, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia.

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