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Near Manassas in Prince William County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Historic Farm Road Trace

— First Battle of Manassas —

 
 
Historic Farm Road Trace Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, May 4, 2008
1. Historic Farm Road Trace Marker
Inscription.  Brig. Gen. Thomas J. Jackson's First Virginia Brigade, plus artillery, marched from Confederate headquarters at the Lewis House ("Portici") along this wagon path to Henry Hill, arriving here about noon.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 38° 48.897′ N, 77° 31.137′ W. Marker is near Manassas, Virginia, in Prince William County. Marker can be reached from Sudley Road (State Road 234) 0.7 miles south of Lee Highway (U.S. 29), on the right when traveling north. The marker on the Henry House Hill trail, which starts at the Manassas National Battlefield Park visitor center. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Manassas VA 20109, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Various Sections of Virginia Artillery (here, next to this marker); Historic Road Trace (within shouting distance of this marker); Like a Stonewall (within shouting distance of this marker); "…Like a Stone Wall" (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington (Louisiana) Artillery Battalion
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Brigadier General Francis Stebbings Bartow (about 500 feet away); The Bartow Monument (about 600 feet away); Thomas Jonathan Jackson (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manassas.
 
Markers Along Henry Hill Walking Trail image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, May 4, 2008
2. Markers Along Henry Hill Walking Trail
The marker for the historic farm road trace is on the left. On the right is a marker for sections of Virginia Artillery batteries.
Historic Farm Road Trace image. Click for full size.
March 18, 2007
3. Historic Farm Road Trace
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 11, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,306 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 11, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   3. submitted on June 13, 2008.

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