Fairfax County's 275th Anniversary
During the calendar year of 2017 Fairfax County will mark its 275th anniversary with events celebrating our history. Some ways to experience the celebration are:
- The signature celebration of the commemoration on June 17, 2017 in the area surrounding the historic courthouse in central Fairfax featuring countywide historical organizations, live entertainment, living history, and family-friendly activities - all free, and open to the public.
- A signature lecture series at the Historic Fairfax Courthouse from March through November highlighting a variety of topics on County history. The lectures are free, but registration is required. You can reserve your space here.
- A visit and talk by special guest Nicholas Fairfax, 14th Lord Fairfax of Cameron on June 15, 2017 at the Sherwood Community Center. Nicholas is the direct descendant of Thomas Fairfax, 6th Lord Fairfax of Cameron - from whom the county gets it's name. You can reserve your free ticket by registering here.
- Watching our weekly produced videos showcasing fascinating stories from Fairfax County's history.