“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Manassas in Prince William County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)

Ben Lomond Farm

Ben Lomond Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
December 3, 2006
1. Ben Lomond Farm Marker
Inscription. The Federal style stone, “Manor” house and its accessory buildings are the visible reminders of Ben Lomond Farm, which was begun in about 1830 by Benjamin Tasker Chinn, the grandson of Robert “Councillor” Carter. Ben Lomond is one of the few remaining Carter family houses in an area which once exhibited such fine country residences as Portici, Pittsylvania, Hazel Plain, Mountain View, Elmwood, Sudley and Woodland. The house served as a hospital during the First and Second Battles of Manassas.

The small stone accessory building west of the house is thought to have been a slave quarter. In 1980, this building was moved by Prince William County from its original site east of the house to save it from demolition.
Erected 1981 by Prince William County Historical Commission. (Marker Number 49.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Virginia, Prince William County Historical Commission marker series.
Location. 38° 47.357′ N, 77° 30.32′ W. Marker is near Manassas, Virginia, in Prince William County. Marker is on Sudley Manor Drive east of Sudley Road (Virginia Route 234), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near
Ben Lomond Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
June 11, 2011
2. Ben Lomond Farm Marker
this postal address: 10321 Sudley Manor Drive, Manassas VA 20109, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jackson’s Route (within shouting distance of this marker); Ben Lomond (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Portici (approx. 1.2 miles away); Cavalry Clash (approx. 1.2 miles away); Confederate Headquarters (approx. 1.3 miles away); Dean Divers Church (approx. 1˝ miles away); The Arrival of Jefferson Davis (approx. 1˝ miles away); Campaign of Second Manassas (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manassas.
Regarding Ben Lomond Farm. Prince William County occasionally hosts events at the Ben Lomond Manor House. For additional information about upcoming events, contact Michael Riley, the Ben Lomond Site Manager at (571) 641-0079 or online at
Also see . . .
1. Ben Lomond Manor House. (Submitted on December 4, 2006.)
2. Ben Lomond Stone Accessory Bldg. Prince William County Digital Library (Submitted on June 11, 2011.) 
Categories. Antebellum South, USWar, US Civil
Ben Lomond House image. Click for full size.
March 4, 2006
3. Ben Lomond House
View of North side.
Ben Lomond House image. Click for full size.
December 3, 2006
4. Ben Lomond House
South side with a few of the outbuildings
Stone Building to the West image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 2, 2007
5. Stone Building to the West
Thought to have been slave quarters.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 4, 2006. This page has been viewed 1,928 times since then and 2 times this year. Last updated on June 11, 2011. Photos:   1. submitted on December 4, 2006.   2. submitted on June 11, 2011.   3, 4. submitted on December 4, 2006.   5. submitted on September 3, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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