Visitor Center Museum Closed During Construction Project
The museum at the Henry Hill Visitor Center is closed due to the installation of a fire protection system in the exhibit area. The visitor center and gift shop remain open daily and the park film is shown hourly. More »
152nd Anniversary of First Manassas
Join park staff as we commemorate the 152nd anniversary of the First Battle of Manassas (Bull Run) on July 20, 2013. The park will offer a variety of historian led walking tours and living history demonstrations. All walking tours will last 60-90 minutes.
Schedule of Events:
Stone Bridge Walking Tour: 10:00 a.m.
Matthews Hill Walking Tour: 12:00 p.m.
Chinn Ridge Walking Tour: 2:00 p.m.
Portici Walking Tour: 4:00 p.m.
Henry Hill Walking Tour: 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Living History Demonstrations: The annual commemoration of the first battle with living history demonstrations and historic weapons firings to reveal military tactics and portray soldier life. Henry Hill, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Did You Know?
The 5th New York lost 123 men killed at the Battle of Second Manassas. This was the greatest loss of life in any single infantry regiment in any battle of the Civil War. One member of the regiment, James Webb, won the Medal of Honor in the battle by braving fire to save a Union battery from capture.