Liberia (Manassas, Virginia)
Liberia, March 2007
|Location||8601 Portner Ave, Manassas, Virginia|
|Area||52 acres (21 ha)|
|NRHP reference #||80004215|
|Added to NRHP||March 20, 1980|
|Designated VLR||December 18, 1978, February 15, 2007|
Liberia is a historic plantation house located at Manassas, Virginia, United States. It was built about 1825, and is a two-story, five-bay, Federal style brick dwelling. It has a parapet side-gable roof and a molded brick cornice with a saw-tooth design. It has a single-pile, modified central passage plan. During the American Civil War, it was used as headquarters by both Confederate and Union forces. Both Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis, in addition to other statesmen, visited Liberia during the War.
The house was acquired by the City of Manassas on December 31, 1986, for use as a museum. The house is being restored and is open for special events and tours by appointment.
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
- "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 5 June 2013.
- Frances Jones (September 1979). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Liberia" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources. and Accompanying photo
- City of Manassas website
- Liberia Plantation – City of Manassas
- Liberia, 627 Centreville Road, Manassas, Manassas, VA: 4 photos at Historic American Buildings Survey
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