Historic Properties

Interpretation Project

Construction of new interior exhibits that will replace current exhibit that is minimal, outdated and needs to be replaced. In addition, the plan includes renovation of the historic cabin to enhance accessibility at the site and create additional exhibit space and fabricate and install King’s Highway exhibit.

Museum and Environmental Education Center

Preliminary plans for this project include the design and construction of a museum focusing on the history, environment, and natural science of the Potomac River.
1920's Rippon
Bushy Park

Bushy Park

Interpretation Project

With the exterior restoration completed the Interior Restoration needs to be finished. Once these are completed, interior interpretative exhibits will be next phase. The Foundation has received donations of $3,505 earmarked for Bushy Park interpretation. This funding is expected to cover interior restoration, exhibit plan and exhibit fabrication and installation however more may be needed as prices continue to rise.

Signal Hill

Cultural Resource Identification Study

Foundation funds will go toward the completion of a cultural resource study to identify cultural resources and interpretive themes for the Civil War era site. This Project will be completed in conjunction with the Prince William County Planning Office and the City of Manassas Park, Parks and Recreation Department.
signal hill

Thoroughfare Historic Park

Cultural Resource Management Project

This Project will allow the Foundation to fundraise and supplement County projects for cultural resource management work at the future Thoroughfare Historic Park. Resolution 21-658 which executed the purchase agreements for the Historic Thoroughfare Community indicated the future capital costs for improving the property for a public interpretive area will be added to the County's Capital Improvement Program (CIP) after the design and professional cost estimates are completed.