Civil War Experience
Civil War Experience

Civil War Experience

Prince William & Manassas served as the site of many pivotal conflicts within the Civil War. Visitors can explore the impact of the conflict on all Americans from civilians to soldiers, from slavery to emancipation, and from secession to surrender.  


Heritage Trail

Explore the 25 sites within Prince William & Manassas designated as part of the Heritage Trail.


Experience the Civil War through the eyes of those who lived it.  Learn more about the roles of women, children and African Americans during the Civil War.

150th Commemorative Reenactment of the Battle of 1st Manassas/Bull Run

View photos from the 150th Anniversary Reenactment of the American Civil War and the Battle of First Manassas/Bull Run in Gainesville, Virginia.

Bristoe Station Campaign Mobile Tour

Travel the roads soldiers took during the Bristoe Station Battle through the new Bristoe Station Mobile Tour. The 50-mile route connects visitors to images, audio and maps that bring to life the events and stops that were part of this 1863 campaign.

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