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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Broad Run, Virginia

 
Clickable Map of Fauquier County, Virginia and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Fauquier County, VA (112) Clarke County, VA (72) Culpeper County, VA (145) Loudoun County, VA (275) Prince William County, VA (621) Rappahannock County, VA (69) Stafford County, VA (198) Warren County, VA (43)  FauquierCounty(112) Fauquier County (112)  ClarkeCounty(72) Clarke County (72)  CulpeperCounty(145) Culpeper County (145)  LoudounCounty(275) Loudoun County (275)  PrinceWilliamCounty(621) Prince William County (621)  RappahannockCounty(69) Rappahannock County (69)  StaffordCounty(198) Stafford County (198)  WarrenCounty(43) Warren County (43)
Location of Broad Run, Virginia
    Fauquier County (112)
    Clarke County (72)
    Culpeper County (145)
    Loudoun County (275)
    Prince William County (621)
    Rappahannock County (69)
    Stafford County (198)
    Warren County (43)
 
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1Virginia (Fauquier County), Broad Run — FA-1 — Campaign of Second Manassas
On John Marshall Highway (Virginia Route 55) at Beverleys Mill Road, on the right when traveling west on John Marshall Highway.
Lee and Longstreet, moving eastward to join Jackson at Manassas, found this gap held by a Union force, August 28, 1862. They forced the gap, after some fighting, and moved on toward Manassas, August 29, 1862.Map (db m607) HM
2Virginia (Fauquier County), Broad Run — C-50 — Thoroughfare Gap
On John Marshall Highway (Virginia Route 55) at Beverleys Mills Road, on the right when traveling west on John Marshall Highway.
Just west is Thoroughfare Gap where Union and Confederate armies clashed during the Civil War. In July 1861, Gen. Joseph E. Johnston marched eastward through the gap to join Brig. Gen. P.G.T. Beauregard in the First Battle of Manassas. Maj. Gen. . . . Map (db m167410) HM
3Virginia (Fauquier County), Broad Run — Thoroughfare GapA “Dark, Gloomy Cleft” — Mosby’s Confederacy and Second Manassas Campaign —
On John Marshall Highway (Virginia Route 55) at Beverleys Mill Road, on the right when traveling west on John Marshall Highway. Reported permanently removed.
The gap to your left between Biscuit Mountain (the northern promontory of Pond Mountain) on the south and Mother Leathercoat Mountain on the north, described as “that dark, gloomy cleft” in an 1862 issue of Frank Leslie’s Illustrated . . . Map (db m167749) HM
4Virginia (Fauquier County), Broad Run — Thoroughfare GapA "Dark, Gloomy Cleft" — Mosby's Confederacy and Second Manassas Campaign —
On John Marshall Highway (Virginia Route 55) 0.1 miles from Beverleys Mill Road (County Road 600), on the right when traveling west.
In 1862, Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper described the gap to your left as "that dark, gloomy cleft." Situated between Biscuit Mountain on the south and Mother Leathercoat Mountain to the north, the gap was the site of several Civil . . . Map (db m172328) HM
5Virginia (Prince William County), Broad Run — Bull Run Mountains Natural Area Preserve
On Beverly Mill Drive 0.8 miles west of Turner Road (Virginia Route 723), on the right when traveling west. Reported permanently removed.
What is a Natural Area Preserve? Established in 1989, Virginia's Natural Area Preserve System protects some of the best examples of natural communities and rare plant and animal habitats in Virginia. The first preserve was dedicated to . . . Map (db m108520) HM
6Virginia (Prince William County), Broad Run — Bull Run Mountains Natural Area PreserveVirginia Outdoors Foundation
On Beverley Mill Drive 0.8 miles west of Wheeler Lane, on the right when traveling west.
About the Preserve A Living Laboratory The Bull Run Mountains are the easternmost mountains in Virginia. The Virginia Outdoors Foundation's Bull Run Mountains Natural Area Preserve is approximately 2,350 acres that serve as . . . Map (db m163987) HM
7Virginia (Prince William County), Broad Run — Chapman's MillHeart of the Battle of Thoroughfare Gap
On Beverley Mill Drive, on the right when traveling west. Reported permanently removed.
Beginning late in 1861, the Confederate Subsistence Department used this mill for a meat curing and distribution center and surrounded it with livestock pens. On March 9, 1862, as the Confederate army evacuated northern Virginia to protect Richmond, . . . Map (db m156688) HM
8Virginia (Prince William County), Broad Run — Chapman's MillHeart of the Battle of Thoroughfare Gap — The Historic Chapman-Beverly Mill, Broad Run, Virginia • 1742 —
On Beverley Mill Drive 0.8 miles west of Wheeler Lane, on the right when traveling west.
When war broke out, the Confederate Subsistence Department used John Chapman's mill as a meat-curing and distribution center. On March 9, 1862, Confederate Gen. Joseph E. Johnston ordered stockpiles here destroyed when he evacuated northern . . . Map (db m167428) HM
 
May. 5, 2021