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Ben Lomond Manor House & Old Rose Garden

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Address: 10321 Sudley Manor Dr., Manassas, VA 20109
Phone Number: 703-367-7872
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Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: The Manor House is known for its Federal architecture and its role as a...
The Manor House is known for its Federal architecture and its role as a hospital for Union and Confederate soldiers during the Civil War. Also notable is the garden, which features rose varieties developed before the 20th century.
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A little piece of history in Manassas

I really enjoyed the tour of this wonderful piece of history in Manassas. I particularly liked the way it was set up as an old hospital. It was very interesting and it is well... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 15, 2014
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Haymarket, Virginia
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Haymarket, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I really enjoyed the tour of this wonderful piece of history in Manassas. I particularly liked the way it was set up as an old hospital. It was very interesting and it is well preserved. The staff is very knowledgeable.

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Annandale, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

House is amazing and in excellent condition. This was used for a hospital at one time. A small building is also there that used to house slaves also in excellent condition. Did not get a chance to do into the house, no one was around. The Rose Garden needs some work.

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Manassas, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

If you love to tour historic homes, this is a beauty with their fabulously tended rose gardens. You can almost hear the ghosts of residents past.

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New Paltz, New York
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

Was closed in the early morning when I visited. Information kiosk with pamphlets told the story of the building and how it was a hospital during the battles of Bull Run/Manassas. Would have liked to vist inside. Hopefully on another trip.

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Leelanau County, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

Catch this site on a Thursday - Saturday, when the red flag is posted outside the entrance. That signals the the interior is open for touring. The home exterior is attractive, but it was the rose garden that stole the show for me. I have never held rose blossums from a rose bush planted prior to 1781. But this rose... More 

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Penryn, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

I'd take my elementary class to visit although it is small. The new young guide was doing the best she could...I was her 2nd tour ever!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2012 via mobile

This is a great museum....unlike other house museums, everything is HANDS ON!!! Fantastic!

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Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2012

This small house is a gem. If you like history, and are interested in medicine, it is a must. Our guide, Mr. B. Backus was knowledgeable about this house, and naturally helpful in answering our questions, when he knew the answers [We have a way of stumping tour guides with our inquisitiveness.]. The house was used as a hospital, and... More 

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Reston, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2011

My husband and I recently visited Ben Lomond Manor. We're relatively local and trying to see all the historical site tied to the Civil War. This would be a GREAT attraction for Families with kids or teenagers. The tour guide we had was great! She made the tour interesting - as in fun not read from a history book. If... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2011

Large manor house (named Ben Lomond after a place in Scotland) was built in the 1830'a by the Chin family. It is a typical Federal style manor/plantation style house, but what makes it of interest is the role it played during the Civil War. The Chin family has leased it out to the Pringle during the period surrounding the Civil... More 

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