Manassas, Virginia

The Founding Of Manassas Junction, Virginia

In 1852, Manassas Junction, also known Mannassas Gap, was established as a railroad stop between Northern Virginia and the District of Columbia. The name Mannassas may of been taken from Manasseh, a Jewish innkeeper At Manassas Junction. Eventually, the railroad junction developed into a town known as Manassas, Virginia.

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