Meet Fairfax County's storytellers, and then create your own travel story.
The country's most visited historic estate invites you visit and explore.
This Smithsonian museum is the sister facility to the museum on the National Mall.
Northern Virginia's most famous fall festival runs all October long and then returns November 3rd-7th.
5,000 hand-carved, illuminated pumpkins come to Lake Fairfax Oct. 5 - Oct. 29.
Browse our list of the largest fall fairs, festivals and special events happening around our region.
Find a pet-friendly spot in Fairfax County!
Find hotels close to a Metro station.
Looking for a hotel in a specific area? Use our handy hotel map!
When you're in the mood to dine al fresco, look no further than our list of restaurants offering a range of outdoor seating options.
Browse our dining deals to save some dough on your next meal.
Try your hand at one of our local chef’s recipes.
Fly to Fairfax County!
From metro stations to hotels to attractions, find the map you need most.
Carry all there is to see and do right in the palm of your hand.
Check out our calendar of seasonal festivities happening around the region!
From Civil War battlefields to DC monuments, here's your guide to the area.
The urban center of Fairfax County, Tysons is a destination of its own.
Civil War Flag and Soldiers at Sully Historic Site

Educator's Corner - History - Civil War - Sully Historic Site - 275

Fairfax County Historical Overview

Find below interactive maps, YouTube Channels, and library resources that digitally place the history of Fairfax County at your fingertips.


Riverbend Park - Indian Festival

Historical Overview of Fairfax County

In many ways the recorded history of Fairfax County, Virginia is a reflection of the history of the entire United States. More
Gunston Hall Revolutionary War Weekend

Timeline of Fairfax County History

Courtesy of the Virginia Room, this timeline showcases significant moments in Fairfax County history in an easy to read chronological format. More
Gunston Hall

Interactive Historical Buildings Map

Explore over a dozen historic homes and buildings in Fairfax County with this interactive map courtesy of the Department of Planning and Zoning. More
Virginia Room

Virginia Room Resources – City of Fairfax Regional Library

Home to a collection rich in regional history, genealogy, and local and state government information. More
Fairfax County Historic Markers

Interactive Historical Markers Story Map

This story map tour includes each historic marker's name and text, a map of it's location, and images related to the maker. More
Find Us On Facebook

Fairfax 275 Facebook Page

Follow the official Fairfax 275 Facebook page to see amazing historical images of the county and to get more information on the commemorations taking place throughout 2017! More
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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
Fairfax County 275th Anniversary Logo

Request Use of Logo

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