Ben Lomond Historic Site & Old Rose Garden
Built in 1837 and a prime example of Federal style architecture, this house sits within five miles of the site of the First and Second Battles of Manassas. Believed to be occupied by both Confederate and Union soldiers as a wartime hospital, the walls bear authentic signatures of Union soldiers. Inspired by a French garden, this 5,200 sq. foot garden is reportedly one of the largest public gardens devoted to roses in U.S. Collection of old roses has approximately 160 separate cultivars & 200 individual rose shrubs. Seasonal garden peaks near Memorial Day. Annuals & perennials bloom May-Sept.
- 10311 Sudley Manor Drive
Manassas, Virginia 20109
More about the area:
According to legend, the name Manassas was derived from an Indian source or from Manasseh, a Jewish innkeeper at Manassas Gap. Manassas originated in 1852 at the junction of two railroads which linked...
Local Tourism Resources:
Historic Manassas Visitor Center
9431 West St.
Manassas, VA 20110
703-396-7130 or 800-432-1792
Prince William County Visitor Information Center
Just off I-95 Exit 160
200 Mill St.
Occoquan, VA 22125
Daily 9:00 am - 5:00 pm http://www.visitpwc.com