• Manassas National Battlefield Park

    Manassas

    National Battlefield Park Virginia

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  • 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 »

  • Public Meeting: Fire Management Plan Environmental Assessment Public Scoping

    Tuesday, March 4, 2014 6:00 PM- 8:00 PM Manassas National Battlefield Park Visitor Center 6511 Sudley Road Manassas, VA 20109 More »

Living History

Artillery demonstration
Artillery demonstration at Manassas National Battlefield Park.
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2014 LIVING HISTORY SCHEDULE:
Living history demonstrations will be offered on the following dates. Times and locations TBD.

May 24 - 26 (including Memorial Day observance)

June 28 - 29
July 19 - 20 (153rd anniversary of First Manassas)
August 30 - 31 (152nd anniversary of Second Manassas)
September 27 - 28




 
Historical re-enactors firing their muskets during military drill
Historical reenactors firing in line
NPS photo
 
Members of Manassas' Own volunteer artillery squad in Union uniforms
Manassas' Own artillery crew help visitors get a glimpse of battlefield action
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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Capt. James Ricketts was wounded and captured while commanding a Union battery at First Manassas. His wife Fannie found him at a field hospital, and accompanied her husband to a Richmond prison to nurse him back to health. Ricketts survived and ended the war a Major General.