Near Manassas in Prince William County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
First Battle of Manassas
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1897.
Location. This marker has been replaced by another marker nearby. 38° 49.131′ N, 77° 31.156′ W. Marker is near Manassas, Virginia, in Prince William County. Marker can be reached from Lee Highway (formerly Warrenton Turnpike) (Virginia Route 29) east of Sudley Road (Virginia Road 234). It is on the right as you travel east on Lee Highway, but there is no parking and the gate is barred to autos. The marker is one of the waysides along the Henry House Hill trail, which starts at the Manassas National Battlefield Park visitor center. Touch for mapTouch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. A different marker also named Robinson House (within shouting distance of this marker); Outnumbered (within shouting distance of this marker); Outnumbered: The Stand in Robinson Lane (within shouting distance of this marker); War-Time Henry Hill (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Confederates Rally (approx. 0.2 miles away); James Robinson House (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Confederates Rally (approx. 0.2 miles away); 7th Georgia Regiment (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manassas.
More about this marker. There are no wide shoulders (and no parking) on Lee Highway here. The safest but longest approach by foot is northeast from the Manassas National Battlefield Park’s Visitors Center. You can also park at the Stone House at Lee Highway and Sudley Road and cross Lee Highway where you see the four state roadside markers, then proceed southeast diagonally across the field.
This marker was replaced by a new one also named Robinson House (see nearby markers).
Credits. This page was last revised on July 14, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 18, 2007, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,950 times since then and 14 times this year. Last updated on February 22, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. Photos: 1. submitted on June 8, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 2. submitted on March 18, 2007, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. 3. submitted on June 8, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 4. submitted on March 18, 2007, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. 5. submitted on June 8, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.