Tag Archives: Manassas National Battlefield

Modern Photography: Little Details At The Entrance

While I enjoy landscape photography, my favorite images to “shoot” are detail-oriented. As I sorted through my own image archives, I tried to figure out why my travel photo files of battlefields are intermixed with pictures of barn rafters, porch flags, … Continue reading

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Modern Photography: Battlefield Cannons

During my battlefield trips, I enjoying taking the “classic” cannon photos. Though serene battlefield markers today, these artillery pieces caused fearsome destruction during the Civil War.

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First or Second?

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A word about preservation at Manassas

Preservation still ranks as one of the top concerns at Manassas National Battlefield. In the mid-1990s, preservationists averted potential disaster when they forced the Walt Disney corporation to scrub plans for a proposed history-oriented theme park in the Manassas area. … Continue reading

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Middle Child and Second Fiddle: The Sad Fate of Second Manassas

Try as I might, I can’t persuade my daughter to explore anything to do with Second Manassas. It’s July 29, 2000. Steph is six but already the veteran of several battlefielding campaigns, and she’s particularly a fan of First Manassas … Continue reading

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Standing Under the Blazing White Sun

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Statues of Stonewall: Manassas

First in a series The dawn of a legend: “There stands Jackson like a stone wall…”

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