July 21, 2019 MNBP Schedule of Events

29 06 2019

158th Anniversary Commemoration of First Manassas

Date & Time 07/21/2019 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Special Program: Stone Bridge – Portici – Henry Hill Hike – 7:00 a.m.

Join a park historian for a special three-hour hike focusing on the battle’s early morning action. The program will begin with an overview of the campaign and opening combat at the Stone Bridge. Visitors are then welcome to accompany the ranger on an extended hike, both on and off trail, following in the footsteps of a detachment of the 4th South Carolina Volunteers. The tour will follow their approximate route to Portici and then to the battlefront on Henry Hill. Please meet at the Stone Bridge parking lot (Tour Stop #12).

Note: This hike includes the possible crossing of several shallow streams (water level permitting). Proper footwear is recommended. Insect repellent is also strongly encouraged. Courtesy transportation back to the Stone Bridge parking lot will be offered upon request. Total hiking distance will be approximately 3.5 miles.

Matthews Hill Walking Tour – 11:00 a.m.

Meet at Matthews Hill Parking Lot (Tour Stop #4)

Henry Hill Walking Tour – 10:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., & 4:00 p.m.
Meet at the Henry Hill Visitor Center

Portici Walking Tour – 1:30 p.m.

Please meet at the Portici Parking Lot (Tour Stop #11)
Note: Parking is available at the back of the Strayer University lot off Battleview Parkway.

Chinn Ridge Walking Tour – 4:00 p.m.

Meet at the Chinn Ridge Parking Lot (Tour Stop #10)

Living History Demonstrations on Henry Hill

Musketry Demonstrations – 12:00 p.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Artillery Demonstrations – 12:30 p.m. & 3:30 p.m.

For more information, please call the Henry Hill Visitor Center:
(703)-361-1339 x0


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