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Prince William/Manassas History Symposium

May 1, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

6th Annual Prince William/Manassas History Symposium

Our community has a long and rich history. Founded in 1731, Prince William County is one of the oldest counties in Northern Virginia.
Join several local historic organizations as we commemorate this history at our Sixth Annual Prince William-Manassas History Symposium.
Topics include:
9:30am Bill Backus, Freedman’s Bureau in Prince William County
10:30am Dr. Chris Mackowski, The Legend of “Stonewall”
11:30am 1:30pm LUNCH BREAK ON YOUR OWN — Dangerous Dawn’s Diner will be onsite.
1:30pm Mark Wilcox, Prince William County’s Frontiersman: Simon Kenton
2:30pm Robert Teagle, The Life of Robert Carter III, Virginia’s First Emancipator
3:30pm Ellen Butler, WWII Lady Spies of the Office of Strategic Services
$10 for all day symposium (8:30a.m. – 4p.m.). Spaces are limited, reservations required.
All attendees are required to wear a mask during event.
Release of the Third issue of the Journal of Prince William History, which will be for sale for the special one day price of $5.00.
Symposium to take place under a tent at Brentsville Courthouse Historic Centre, 12229 Bristow Rd., Bristow, VA 20136.
Co-sponsored by the Manassas Museum, Prince William County Historic Commission and Historic Prince William. Reservations required.
Register Online: • By Phone: 703-792-4754 |


Brentsville Courthouse Historic Centre
12229 Bristow Road
Bristow, VA 20136 United States
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