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.
Celebrate all things cherry blossom from March 15 - April 16 at locations throughout the Capital Region.
Explore the history of Fairfax County by attending a commemorative event.
The Workhouse Arts Center exhibit highlights the work of contemporary female artists through April 9.
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!
Get ready for St. Patrick's Day by scoping out the best Irish pubs in Fairfax County. Erin go braugh!
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.
Mount Vernon - Blacksmith - History

Educator's Corner - Historical Sites - Mount Vernon - 275

Historical Sites

Use the links below to find out more about the historical sites in Fairfax County. 


Freeman House Store and Museum

Fairfax County Historic Sites

Here you'll find the complete list, and details, of Fairfax County Historic Sites found on the Virginia Landmarks Register and the National Register of Historic Places. More
Gunston Hall

Gunston Hall

Visit the historic estate of George Mason and learn about his political contributions to Virginia and the nation. More
Sully Historic Site

Sully Historic Site

The tours and learning center activities at Sully Historic Site focus on the food, clothing, slave life, and schooling of Sully's residents. More
Virginia historical markers

Virginia Historical Highway Markers in Fairfax County

Over fifty Virginia historical markers commemorate people, places, or events of regional, statewide or national significance in Fairfax County. More
Historic Manassas

Manassas National Battlefield Park

National Park Service site detailing the battles of Manassas and the Civil War. More
C & O Canal

Washington Aqueduct and C&O Canal

Preserving America's early transportation history, the site is a pathway for discovering historical, natural and recreational treasures! More
Fairfax County Historic Markers

Fairfax County Historical Markers

Administered by the Fairfax County History Commission, these markers commemorate people, places, or events of regional, statewide or national significance. More
Mount Vernon

George Washington's Mount Vernon

Immerse yourself in George Washington’s world by visiting his historic estate. 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
Korean Bell Festival

Submit An Event

Submit your Fairfax County history events to our calendar and have it showcased. Make sure to highlight History and Heritage under "Event Category" when submitting. 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