Bristow in Prince William County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Bristoe 1861-1862 Trail
The Bristoe 1861-1862 Trail takes you on a 1Ό–mile loop through the fields and woodlands. The walk should take approximately one hour to complete. Please be respectful of this hallowed ground and wildlife that abounds at the park. The railroad is still a very active rail line today. Please stay a safe distance from the tracks. Any trespassing on the railroad tracks will be prosecuted. Please follow all park rules and regulations as posted.
Erected 2012 by Prince William County Department of Public Works, Historic Preservation Division.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1861.
Location. 38° 43.614′ N, 77° 32.679′ W. Marker is in Bristow, Virginia, in Prince William County. Marker Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bristow VA 20136, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Roads to Bristoe Station (here, next to this marker); Confederate Cemeteries (within shouting distance of this marker); Bristoe Station Battlefield Heritage Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Lee's Last Move North: The Bristoe Station Campaign of 1863 (within shouting distance of this marker); Bristoe 1863 Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); Federal Winter Quarter (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Camp Jones (about 300 feet away); Lee Catches Meade (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bristow.
More about this marker. The marker displays three nature Photographs by Becky Super and two maps - a trail map of the Bristoe Station Battlefield Heritage Park and an area map indicating the location of the park and 9 nearby Civil War Trails locations.
The lower right of the marker includes the Virginia Civil War Trails Bugle Logo and a QR Code.
Regarding Bristoe 1861-1862 Trail.
(Sidebar): Park Rules
Please remember, this is hallowed ground and serves as a resting place and memorial for thousands of soliders.
- No Camping or Campfires
- No Hunting or Fishing
- No Loitering
- No Littering
- No Relic Hunting
- All Pets Must Be On A Leash, Clean Up Pet Waste
- Unauthorized Organized Athletic Usage is Prohibited
- Picnic in Parking Lot Area Only
Also see . . . Bristoe Station Battlefield. (Submitted on September 2, 2012.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 2, 2012. This page has been viewed 719 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 2, 2012. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.