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Sully Civil War Encampment - 275 - Activities

Activities - Educator's Corner - Sully Historic Site - 275

Activity Ideas Celebrating the County's 275th Anniversary

Browse our suggestions below and see if there is anything that you can incorporate into your lesson plans or daily activities.

  • interview residents of the county
  • host an art show with various student artwork, including photographs
  • create travel brochures of our county historical sites/buildings
  • create maps of your neighborhood
  • play or create period music
  • develop dramas/skits/songs
  • host a fashion show through the years
  • host a historical talent/variety show
  • prepare history exhibits/pop-up museums
  • create time capsules
  • invite guest speakers
  • create driving/walking tours
  • write poems
  • research the history of the county's places/names
  • write birthday cards for the county
  • collect 275 things that students like about the county
  • create a "This Day in Fairfax County" newspaper, website, power point presentation
  • create infographics using data for the county
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Fairfax 275 Facebook Page

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Visit our 275th Anniversary YouTube Channel

Enjoy a series of commemorative short videos produced by Fairfax County's own Channel 16 which highlight some of Fairfax County's significant historical moments. More
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Download an application to request use of the official logo of Fairfax County's 275th Anniversary celebration for your own website, collateral, or special project. More