The moment that changed America –
The Battle of First Manassas/Bull Run
Commemorate the Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War in the place where the battle began, heroes emerged, and peace prevailed – Prince William County & Manassas, Virginia.
For four years, Prince William County & Manassas, Virginia will commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War and the events that forever changed our nation. In partnership with the Commonwealth and the Virginia Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War Commission we will explore the impact of the conflict on all Americans from civilians to soldiers, from slavery to emancipation, and from secession to surrender.
Join us July 21 – 24th, 2011 for the Battle of First Manassas/Bull Run commemorative events, the highlight of which will be a reenactment on July 23 and 24, 2011. Spectators, reenactors and other participants can be part of this once-in-a-lifetime experience recreating the first battle of the civil war. The reenactment is one of more than 80 Civil War-themed events and activities this year, including living history, patriotic musical performances … even a Civil War parade and baseball game!
There’s never been a better time to visit Prince William & Manassas, Virginia and make a personal connection with history. “Enlist” for news & updates or buy tickets today!