Brentsville Historic District

Historic Towns & Villages, Historical SitesBristow, VA

A former Prince William County seat, this historic area served as a hub for activity for more than 75 years. The Brentsville site consists of 28 acres with five historic buildings and various archaeological sites.

These include the 1822 Courthouse and Jail, the ca. 1830 John Hall Home, ca. 1875 Union Church and the 1928 One Room Schoolhouse and the Brentsville Tavern archaeological site.

The site also includes a mile long nature trail highlighting the area's natural resources. The park is open every day, sunrise to sunset with tours offered seasonally.

Brentsville Historic District

12229 Bristow Road
Bristow, VA 20136

Prince William County, VA
703-365-7895

TOUR INFO

May-Oct, Thu-Mon: 11-4, Nov-Apr open by appointment

MORE ABOUT THE AREA

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LOCAL TOURISM REFERENCES

Historic Manassas Visitor Center
9431 West St. Manassas, VA 20110
703-396-7130 or 800-432-1792
www.visitpwc.com