Manassas, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
—Grand Summer Home —
Twenty landscaped acres and a park of luxurious trees, some of which still stand, surrounded the house. The 2,000-acre estate included a deer park, fountains, a greenhouse, swimming pool, and the 1825 Liberia Plantation. The grounds were a year round retreat for residents of Manassas. The original gatehouse (pictured at right), now a private residence, stands one block west of here at the corner of Portner Avenue and Main Street.
Location. 38° 45.305′ N, 77° 28.164′ W. Marker is in Manassas, Virginia. Marker is on Maple Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Manassas VA 20110, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Steam Locomotive Tire Fire Alarm – 1909 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Manassas 1850 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Manassas Presbyterian Church (approx. ¼ Manassas 1862 (approx. ¼ mile away); Harry J. Parrish (approx. ¼ mile away); Manassas 1890 - 1900s (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Steam Locomotive Tire Fire Alarm – 1909 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Wartime Manassas (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manassas.
More about this marker. The lower left of the marker features a map of the city of Manassas with blue stars marking the locations of 9 Manassas Historic Signs.
Also see . . . Manassas Historic Signs Map Guide. (Submitted on March 8, 2010.)
Categories. • Notable Buildings • Notable Persons •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 8, 2010. This page has been viewed 1,194 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 8, 2010. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.