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

Henry House

 
 
Henry House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, June 10, 2006
1. Henry House Marker
Inscription. These are the grounds of the Henry House, where occurred the main action of the First Battle of Manassas, July 21, 1861, and the closing scene of the Second Battle of Manassas, August 30, 1862.
 
Erected 1935 by Conservation and Development Commission. (Marker Number G-15.)
 
Location. 38° 49.157′ N, 77° 31.487′ W. Marker is in Manassas, Virginia, in Prince William County. Touch for map. Marker is with two other markers on the eastern edge of the Stone House parking lot, near the intersection of Lee Highway (29) and Sudley Rd. (234). Marker is in this post office area: Manassas VA 20109, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Battle of Manassas (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named First Battle of Manassas (here, next to this marker); Stone House – Battlefield Landmark (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battlefield of Bull Run or First Manassas (about 600 feet away); Visions of Victory (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manassas.
 
More about this marker. The marker was previously just east of the Manassas National Battlefield Park’s Stone House
Henry House Marker's previous location with other markers along Lee Highway. image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 1, 2007
2. Henry House Marker's previous location with other markers along Lee Highway.
parking lot, on the right as you travel east on US Route 29.
 
Also see . . .  Some Events Connected with the Life of Judith Carter Henry. Mrs. Henry, 85 years old, infirm, and bedridden in the Henry House when the battle began, was the first civilian casualty of the Civil War. She was buried on the property, next to the house. Her gravestone can be seen in the small cemetery next to the house. (Submitted on October 10, 2006.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
New location of Henry House Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 4, 2015
3. New location of Henry House Marker
This marker, together with First Battle of Manassas (C34) and another marker named First Battle of Manassas (C44), have been moved to the edge of the Stone House parking lot.
First View of Henry House After Walking South From This Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, June 10, 2006
4. First View of Henry House After Walking South From This Marker
Henry House Atop Henry Hill image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, June 10, 2006
5. Henry House Atop Henry Hill
Henry House , With Jackson Monument image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2002
6. Henry House , With Jackson Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 10, 2006, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,609 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 10, 2006, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland.   2. submitted on August 1, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   3. submitted on September 11, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   4, 5. submitted on October 10, 2006, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland.   6. submitted on November 22, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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