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Manassas Industrial School/Jennie Dean Memorial

Born a slave in western Prince William County in 1894, Jennie Dean realized her dream of creating a school where young African -American men and women could learn marketable trades. Outdoor memorial and exhibits open all day, year-round. Memorial is part of the Manassas Museum System.

9601 Prince William Street
Manassas, Virginia 20110
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    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...

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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
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