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Southern Railway Station–Visitor Center

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1914, Southern Railway Engineers Office. 9457 West St. Open to the public
  • Southern Railway Station–Visitor Center

The Manassas Visitor Center is housed in a well-preserved passenger depot constructed of red-painted brick, with pebble dash upper walls, a high hipped roof with overhanging eaves supported on long brackets, and a signalman's turret. Amtrak still uses the depot. Stylistically, the building is closest to an Arts and Crafts idiom.

Writing Credits

Author: 
Richard Guy Wilson et al.
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Richard Guy Wilson et al., "Southern Railway Station–Visitor Center", [Manassas, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/VA-01-NV40.1.

Print Source

Buildings of Virginia: Tidewater and Piedmont, Richard Guy Wilson and contributors. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002, 63-63.

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