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  • Collection: Historical Sites

Stone House on the Manassas Civil War battlefield

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Stone house at National Battlefield Park

Sully Manor

Sully was the home of Richard Bland Lee, uncle of Robert E. Lee, and northern Virginia's first representative to congress. He lived here with his wife, Elizabeth Collins Lee, from 1794-1811. During the Lee residency, the farm was supported by…

Manassas Battlefields

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This image was taken August 2007 in the Manassas Battlefields, the tree and bench have since been removed.

Arlington Cemetary

Arlington Cemetary

Manassas Battlefield

Manassas Battlefield Stonehouse

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…

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.

Firemen's Insurance Co. building

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

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…


This is the back of Thomas Jefferson's house. Monticello.