Stone House, Manassas National Battlefield

1 02 2011

Thought I’d share a photo that Michael shot (using his Nikon D40) of the Stone House at Manassas National Battlefield after our latest snowstorm. The house was a refuge for wounded soldiers during the First Battle of Manassas. It is one of only three intact pre-Civil War buildings in the Park and has stood the test of time since the 1840s. Learn more about the history of the house here.


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1 02 2011
Jefferson Evans

This photo is awesome on multiple fronts, from the wonderfully warm sunlight, to the shadow of the tree separated a perfect amount from the tree, to the snow along the one side of the tree, to the texture and patterns of the side of the building itself. Just marvelous. Bravo.

5 02 2011
sue

Oh, I’d love to imagine the inside of that home with its wood burning fireplace and wood burning stove. What a beautiful photo, Michael.

5 02 2011
sue

I mean no disrespect to the fact that the house was used to house wounded soldiers. I was just imagining it in its present day.

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