Near Manassas in Prince William County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
A Springboard for Invasion
Manassas National Battlefield Park preserves nearly 5,000 acres of historic land. History and nature converge here to create an absorbing visitor experience. In addition to historic structures, archeological sites, and cultural landscapes, the park provides habitat for a wide variety of plants, birds, and other wildlife. Please enjoy your visit and help us protect the park for future generations.
View of the Brawner Farm from the crest of Stuart's Hill. The hill today is more wooded than it was at the time of the battle.
Erected by Manassas National Battlefield Park, National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
Location. 38° 48.314′ N, 77° Touch for map. Marker is at the end of the driveway up to Manassas National Battlefield Park's Administrative Headquarters, Stuart's Hill Center. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12521 Lee Highway, Manassas VA 20109, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Battle Begins (within shouting distance of this marker); The Battlefield In 1862 (within shouting distance of this marker); Stuart's Hill Walking Trail (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dunklin Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Meadowville (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named The Battle Begins (approx. 0.6 miles away); Archeology at Brawner Farm (approx. 0.6 miles away); A Stand Up Fight (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manassas.
More about this marker. The right panel is generic information on Manassas National Battlefield Park, repeated at other locations.
Also see . . . Manassas National Battlefield Park. National Park Service (Submitted on September 19, 2017.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on September 19, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 18, 2017, by Samuel Paik of Gainesville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 62 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 18, 2017, by Samuel Paik of Gainesville, Virginia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.