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About Manassas

Manassas has its origin as a railroad town.

But in the early 1800s, the area was known as Tudor Hall, the name of the train stop and post office built in 1851. Tudor Hall evolved into Manassas Junction – and later – Manassas, at the vicinity of the crossroads junction. Since these rails connected Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C. with the Shenandoah Valley and Richmond, Manassas became a key strategic point for both Union and Confederate armies in the first years of the 1861-1865 American Civil War. Initially, it’s this history that draws people here. And its evolving arts, culture, shopping, and dining scene, is what makes people stay.

Only a short road trip from Washington, D.C. and Richmond, Manassas is a popular choice for anyone wanting a small-town feel with big-city vibes throughout its 10 square miles.

We take pride in the pivotal role Manassas played in transforming our country into one united nation. And we continue to transform.


Manassas Love Hope Sign

So much fun

UPCOMING EVENTS

Battle Street Live

Jul 19 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm EDT
Battle Street
9405 Battle Street
Manassas, 20110
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Summer nights come ALIVE in Historic Downtown Manassas with Battle Street Live, the premier outdoor live music experience where local and national bands perform every Friday & Saturday night in

HISTORIC MANASSAS VISITOR CENTER 
AT THE TRAIN DEPOT
9431 West Street
Manassas, Virginia 20110
703-361-6599
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