“From the Ashes”

17 12 2010

The Manassas Museum has an exhibit running through April 3, 2011.

“From the Ashes: Manassas Then and Now (1860-present) uses photography to compare Manassas during the Civil War and current day. This exhibit includes previously unpublished Civil War photo’s and maps. See the changes in Manassas from the Civil War and the current look of Manassas.”

More info here.



2 responses

17 12 2010
Dick Stanley

I saw one of those photos of Henry Hill in a feature in AAA magazine, which also said that battle reenactments are no longer allowed at Manassas and other NPS sites. Sounds good to me, considering how phony they are, “performed” by a bunch of fat men pretending to be soldiers. But is it a new policy?


17 12 2010
Harry Smeltzer

I believe the policy has been around for a good while. The prohibition is on battle re-enactments. What they call “living history” demonstrations are still allowed: encampments, artillery demonstrations, school of the soldier, etc…


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