Signs of History (SM)

Prince William County


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Area: 34S square miles

Formed in 1730 from Stafford and King George, and named for William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland, second son of King George II The first and second battles of Manassas took place in this county.
The Stone Bridge, C-23, Rte. 211, 6 miles e. of Gainesville
Battle of Groveton, C-26, Rte. 211, 3.5 miles e. of Gainesville
Second Battle of Manassas, C-27, Rte. 211, 1.6 miles e. of Gainesville
Campaign of Second Manassas, C-28, Rte. 211, at Gainesville
Bull Run Battlefields, C-31, Rte. 211, .4 mile e. of Gainesville
Second Battle of Manassas, C-33, Rte. 211, 3 miles e. of Gainesville
First Battle of Manassas, C-34, Rte. 211, 4.7 miles e. of Gainesville
First Battle of Manassas, C-44, Rte. 211, 4.7 miles e. of Gainesville
Second Battle of Manassas, C-46, Rte. 211, 4.7 miles e. of Gainesville
Campaign of Second Manassas, C-48, Rte. 211,4.7 miles e. of Gainesville
Thoroughfare Gap, C-50, Rte. 55, at Gainesville
Chopawamsic, E-52, Rte. 1, 4.3 miles s. of Dumfries
Campaign of 1781, E-53, Rte. 1, at n. entrance of Dumfries
Early Land Patents, E-53, Rte. 1, s. of Dumfries
Ancient Road to Valley, E-54, Rte. 1, s. of Dumfries
History of Dumfries, E-55, Rte. 1, at Dumfries
Early Land Patents, E-56, Rte. 1, 1.1 miles s. of Woodbridge
Early Land Patents, E-57, Rte. 1, 4 miles n. of Dumfries
Early Iron Furnace, E-58, Rte. 1, 3.2 miles n. of Dumfries
The Occoquan. E-59, Rte. 1, at Woodbridge
Simon Kenton's Birthplace, F-14, Rte. 15, 6.9 miles s. of Gilberts Corner
Campaign of Second Manassas, FA-1, Rte. 55, 5 miles s.e. of The Plains
Henry House, G-15, Rte. 234, 5.1 miles n.w of Manassas
James Robinson House, G-16, Rte. 29, .27 mile n. of Rte. 234
Second Prince William County Courthouse, G-17, Rte. 646, 3.55 miles w. of Rte. 234
Leesylvania State Park, JQ-1,  Rte. 610, 11.53 miles e. of Rte. 1

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