A Gentleman Came To Her Rescue
By Karen Kruschka, - "My Experience Isn't Expensive - It's PRICELESS"
After the Civil War ended Manassas prospered and became the business and cultural center of Prince William County. By the end of the 19th century Victorian style homes lined the streets of what is now Old Manassas. A very large number remain and are lovingly restored, occupied and a source of civic pride. However, one on Prospect Street had not fared as well. Its' last owner neglected it and it was eventually abandoned and scheduled for demolition by the City of Manassas. I featured it in a post last year titled "Is This Any Way To Treat A Lady?" Prospect St is a heavily traveled thoroughfare - the home was the subject of numerous newspaper articles about the upcoming demolition and was the source of public concern about its' future. As you can see below one man bought the ho...