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  • Collection: Historical Sites

Manassas Battlefield

Invaded farm land on the battlefield

Thomas Johnson (1824-1863)

Thomas Johnson statue on the Manassas battlefield

General Barnard Elliott Bee, 21 July 1939

Statue of General Barnard Elliott Bee on the Manassas battlefield

Honoring the Dead

Union soldiers built the Henry Hill Monument to commemorate those who died at the battle of the first (Bull Run) Manassas.

General Winfield Scott Hancock Memorial in Washington, D.C.

"Winfield Scott Hancock (February 14, 1824 – February 9, 1886) was a career U.S. Army officer and the Democratic nominee for President of the United States in 1880. He served with distinction in the Army for four decades, including service in the…

Firemen's Insurance Co. building

The Fireman's Insurance Company began its operations in 1838 in downtown Washington.

The First Public Telegraph office, Washington, DC

Samuel F.B. Morse Artist and inventor opened and operated on this site under the direction of the Post Office Department. The First Public Telegraph Office.

The Daguerre Monument, Washington, DC

The French artist Louis Jacques Mandé Daguerre (1787-1851) became interested in the 1820s in trying to capture images photographically. In August 1839 his “Daguerreotype” technique–fixing an image on a light-sensitive, polished silver plate–was…