Manassas National Battlefield

Manassas National Battlefield is located in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. This battlefield is famous for the two battles that occurred on July 21, 1861 and August in 1862. The Confederate soldiers gained victory over the Union army thus bringing height to their power. The student group can participate in interpretive programs, view exhibits, or browse the bookstore. The park offers several activities, scenic vistas, historic sites and walking trails. Students may also watch an orientation film “Manassas: End of Innocence.” The film is 45-minutes long and covers both the first and second Battles of Manassas. The park also contains a museum that has exhibits and artifacts. The exhibits are interesting and pertain to the First Battle of Manassas. Featured exhibits include: audio-visual displays and a fiber-optic battle map presentation that describes troop movements during this significant battle. The park bookstore is located in the visitor center. There are a variety of titles available for purchase. Featured topics include: Civil War subjects, Northern Virginia history and other specialized topics.