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February 29, 2024
Touchdown to flavor and joy! The 2024 Souper Bowl was a resounding success

The Historic Manassas Souper Bowl 2024 is more than an annual event. It is a tradition that attracts hundreds of people who eagerly seek to taste the soups that local […]

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February 1, 2024
"Virginia Is for Lovers,” from Slogan to Scavenger Hunt Adventure

By Mike Crump New York has its Statue of Liberty, South Dakota boasts Mt. Rushmore, and California stands tall with its majestic redwoods. Meanwhile, Virginia proudly flaunts its official slogan: […]

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February 1, 2024
Why do we love Manassas? Expressions of love from the voice of the locals

Historic Downtown Manassas is a special place, no matter where you are from, what time of year or how long you visit; its streets, shops, restaurants, its history, it is […]

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December 27, 2023
Furry and Feathered Comrades, the Animal Mascots of the Civil War

By Mike Crump Amidst the thundering cannons and marching battalions of the American Civil War, a different kind of soldier joined the ranks – one with fur, feathers, and a […]

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December 27, 2023
A Guide to Enjoying Manassas in the Cold Season

As the winter chill settles in, the Historic Downtown Manassas transforms into a magical wonderland with a plethora of entertaining and enchanting activities. From exploring cultural and artistic galleries, historic […]

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October 30, 2023
Forty years of tradition: Historic Manassas celebrated its 40th Annual Fall Jubilee

PHOTOS BY: MIKE BEATY, HEATHER HANEY, HERBERT ZEPEDA Autumn had painted Historic Downtown Manassas in a palette of warm hues as the 40th Fall Jubilee unfolded on October 7. Despite […]

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August 30, 2023
Hispanic Soldiers' Heroism in the Civil War

By Mike Crump When delving into the annals of the American Civil War, a plethora of resources await—books, newspaper articles, Civil War magazines, videos, and museums. Yet, uncovering the stories […]

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August 30, 2023
Unveiling Heroes: The Untold Contributions of Hispanic Americans in the Civil War

By Mike Crump The pages of history are often adorned with the names of prominent figures such as Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson, and Ulysses S. Grant, who played pivotal […]

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August 23, 2023
Emily Hamby, the Baker that Volunteer in Historic Manassas

In a world that often seems to move at a relentless pace, there are individuals who choose to dedicate their time to something greater than themselves—community service. Volunteering offers a […]

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August 21, 2023
Dog Days of Summer was a furry happy evening!

On August 4, the streets of Historic Downtown Manassas welcomed hundreds of visitors who enjoyed the First Friday "Dog Days of Summer" event, one of the most attractive for families […]

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