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Sully Civil War Encampment - 275 - Activities

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

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
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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