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Ben Lomond Historic Site

10321 Sudley Manor Dr, Manassas, VA 20109-2962
+1 703-367-7872
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Ben Lomond and its outbuildings were constructed for Benjamin Tasker Chinn in 1832. Confederate forces used Ben Lomond as a hospital following the 1861 Battle of First Manassas. Signatures of Federal soldiers who occupied the property in 1862 are still visible inside the house. Tour the Civil War hospital, where you can see, smell, touch, hear, and taste history. Then see the restored slave quarter, smokehouse and dairy and enjoy the fragrant Rose Garden. The site is open for tours May-October. Grounds are open year round from dawn-dusk. Tours November-April are available with advanced notice.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
10321 Sudley Manor Dr, Manassas, VA 20109-2962
+1 703-367-7872
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

Ben Lomond is a civil war plantation site that was turned into a hospital during the Battle of Manassas. The guides have turned it into a three dimensional theater where you can heard, see and smell the sites of war. There is Union names and...More

Thank Greg A
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

5$ per person and it's worth it! The tours are given every hour on the hour. Parking lot is small, but plentiful, so you won't have to worry about parking. There is a rose garden and a couple small gardens on the property and depending...More

Thank DTfamily-5
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Anyone who wants to learn more about the Civil War--in many capacities--should go here. In addition to some placards on the grounds (mostly about the slave kitchen and outdoor facilities), the tour guides will likely give you HEAPS of info: weapons used, the house itself...More

Thank Brittany_11_10
Reviewed 25 May 2017

If you want history, it's here. If you want ghosts, it's here. And if you want tea and flowers and herbs, it's here, too! This place is easily accessible, is family friendly and has something for everyone. The tour guides are very knowledgeable and there's...More

Thank njgalnva
Reviewed 24 May 2017

I had been by this home many times. I took a tour this time. My tour guide was Warrick, and he was very amazing and informative. It is a must see place. Sadly, it is not open during the cold months.

Thank JohnBCowgill
Reviewed 14 May 2017

My visit was extremely enjoyable! The docent, Paige, was phenomenal. She was the best part of the tour due to her passion and expertise. It made me feel like I was there as she walked me through the tour. There is not a lot of...More

Thank Dewayne P
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

I had been trying to see this historic house for almost six months and on their first weekend open for the season, I went. I was soaked from a hike in the rain and the warm friendly interior of their gift shop was welcome. My...More

Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 5 May 2017

An extremely informative tour of this federal-style home, it's early years and how it was used as a field hospital during the first few months of the Civil War. Located within earshot of the 1st Battle of Manassas, it was well-situated to attend to the...More

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 4 May 2017

It was very interesting to see a beautiful plantation house set up as a battlefield hospital. Although a little gruesome, it gave a very clear picture on how these homes were transformed into surgeries and recovery rooms. Definitely worth a stop.

Thank RegTerry
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The tour of the house was a bit disturbing as the guide described some of the injuries that were treated here. For my group, we visited this site along with visiting the Manassas battlefield as well so my group received a detailed lesson on the...More

Thank Frank L
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