Stone House - Battlefield Landmark

Stone House - Battlefield Landmark (HM5BM)

Location: Manassas, VA 20109
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 49.14', W 77° 31.555'

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This building links today's landscape to the battlefield scene. The roadbeds have not changed; thousands of soldiers noticed the Stone House as they marched through this strategic intersection.

During both battles Federals turned the former tavern into a field hospital. Bloody floorboards were hardly unique—most houses in the area became crowded with wounded men—yet in diary after diary soldiers mentioned this particular structure. The relatively unscarred walls may have provided an image of peacetime amid fields of terror.

(Photo Caption) Stone House in March 1862. The Park Service has restored and furnished the house to resemble its 1861 appearance. Much of the structure may be original: the stone walls, window frames, and some floorboards.
HM NumberHM5BM
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Date Added Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 5:51pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 280704 N 4299722
Decimal Degrees38.81900000, -77.52591667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 49.14', W 77° 31.555'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 49' 8.40" N, 77° 31' 33.30" W
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Area Code(s)703, 571
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 10942-10974 Lee Highway, Manassas VA 20109, US
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