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Historical Sites

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


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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
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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
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