• NCR Regional Archeology Program

    NCR Regional Archeology Program

    WashingtonD.C.

Clues to African-American Life at
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Brownsville

Brownsville Structure 1

Brownsville "Structure 1" Plan

Brownsville

Archeological reconstruction of "Structure 1" at Brownsville.


Archeological evidence suggests "Structure 1" at Brownsville, another middling plantation, served as a multi-family slave quarters.


A hand-made, reed-stem clay tobacco pipe suggests local manufacture by African-Americans.

Brownsville Structure 1

Clay pipe bowl

Brownsville

Drawing of reed-stem pipe.


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