Fighting encroachment on sacred battlefields -- one soldier at a time...
Link to FRIENDS OF MANASSAS NATIONAL BATTLEFIELD PARK:
If you would like to join the FMNBP, please link to the FORM
December 14, 2003
"Project Links Battlefield, Museum -- Civil War-Era Effort Helped Map Future for Aviation Center": Washington Post, National News, December, 14, 2003
"The National Air and Space Museum's new annex at Dulles International Airport might not even exist were it not for the obsessive quest of a Civil War general once court-martialed for cowardice".
"Friends Want no Site Bypass": Civil War Courier, October, 2003
"The Friends can not condone nor support locating a major through-highway on any undeveloped border of the Battlefield." -- Friends of Manassas National Battlefielde Park, Postion Statement
"Manassas Friends Stand Opposed": Civil War Courier, October, 2003
"The Civil War heritage group, Friends of Manassas National Battlefield Park, has stood opposed to proposed construction around the battlefield site."
"Nomination Advances for Historic District": Civil War News, October, 2003
Article by Deborah Fitts
"The process of expanding a historic district boundary at Manassas National Battlefield Park is making progress, six years since it was initiated."
"Purchase of Manassas Land is Celebrated": Civil War News, October, 2003
"Preservationists hailed a successful land purchase of a 136-acre tract at Manassas battlefield in August..."
"Group's Concerns for Manassas Battlefield": Civil War News, August, 2003
"Park Will Rehab Battlefield Buildings": Civil War News, June, 2003
"Manassas Battlefield to Relocate Woodlot": Civil War News, October, 2002
OTHER DOCUMENTS and INFORMATION
MNBP Bypasses: Description of the problems facing the Manassas Bypass proposal; issues, solutions, contacts.
Bypass Newsletter: Highlights Initial Screening Results. Includes MAP "Concepts Recommended for Further Study"
Law 100-647: This is Public Law 100-647-Nov. 10, 1988.
16 USC 429b (excerpt)
Here are 2 recent letters (petition) to Representative Frank Wolf.
Recent Petition Letter
May Petition Letter
Here is Ed Wenzel's June 6th Letter to Rep. Wolf and Rep. Wolf's reply.