Prince William County, named for William Augustus, duke of Cumberland and third son of King George II, was formed from Stafford and King George Counties in 1730. The county seat is Manassas. The two Battles of Manassas took place here in 1861 and 1862.
Geographic Location: Fauquier County
Physical Description of Location: 14300-14376 Catlett Road (Virginia 28), Nokesville, VA 20181. Marker is on right when traveling south on Virginia 28, about .2 miles south of intersection with Fauquier Drive (State Route 605).
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