McLean Farm (Yorkshire Plantation)

McLean Farm (Yorkshire Plantation) (HM3XR)

Location: Manassas, VA 20111
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N 38° 47.59', W 77° 26.863'

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Part of an early 18th century plantation established on Bull Run by Col. Richard Blackburn formerly of Yorkshire, England, the land was acquired by Wilmer McLean in 1854. The battle which opened 1st Manassas raged across this farm July 18, 1861, with the house and barn used as a headquarters and hospital by Confederate troops. Following 1st Manassas, in an attempt to escape the forefront of the war, McLean moved his family to the tiny village of Appomattox Court House. There, four years later, the war would come full circle to end in McLean's parlor with Lee's surrender to Grant, April 9, 1865.
HM NumberHM3XR
Series This marker is part of the Virginia: Prince William County Historical Commission series
Marker Number48
Year Placed1988
Placed ByPrince William County Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 12:48am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 287418 N 4296670
Decimal Degrees38.79316667, -77.44771667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 47.59', W 77° 26.863'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 47' 35.40" N, 77° 26' 51.78" W
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Area Code(s)703, 571
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 7511-7513 VA-28, Manassas VA 20111, US
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