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Historic Sites

Remarkable events have occurred throughout American history. Fortunately, we have past documents and historical sites to help us relive defining moments and understand the past.

Fairfax County played a significant role in some of the most defining moments of American history. On your next vacation, let us be your history travel guide through the Washington, DC and Northern Virginia historical sites, attractions, stories, and moments. Take full advantage of area's culture and history on your vacation by attending one of the many reenactments, visiting one of many different museums and by exploring the diverse historical sites in Fairfax County.

From Civil War history to Colonial & Revolutionary War history, to modern American history - the National Capital Region opens up a history book like no other.


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