160th Anniversary of the First Battle of Manassas Commemoration Event
- Dates: July 17, 2021 - July 18, 2021
- Recurrence: Recurring daily
- Location: Manassas National Battlefield Park
- Address: 6511 Sudley Road, Manassas, VA 20109
- Time: 10:00 AM
- Price: FREE
Join us at Manassas National Battlefield Park to commemorate 160 years since the first Battle of Manassas.
Day one, July 17th, 2021, will feature tours of the battlefield with park rangers and volunteers. Follow in the footsteps of the United States or Confederate Armies as they went through the events of the first major battle of the Civil War. Capping the day's events will be a performance of the US Marine Corps Historical Company Band on Henry Hill at 7:00pm.
Day two, July 18th has a series of author talks and book signings on topics such as the struggle to preserve the battlefield itself and the role of women in the First Battle of Manassas.
Both days will also have junior ranger activities, uniform displays, historic weapons demonstrations, and more.
Please check the website for updates as we get closer to the anniversary.
Image Credit: NPS ( A historical commemoration of the First Battle of Manassas)