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?
During the war, the North generally named a battle after the closest river, stream or creek and the South tended to name battles after towns or railroad junctions. Hence the Confederate name Manassas after Manassas Junction and the Union name Bull Run for the stream Bull Run.