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A stay in Fairfax County, Virginia puts you within a short distance of all of the National Capital Region's Washington, DC and Northern Virginia monuments and memorials dedicated to some of our nation's greatest heroes. Heroes are said to be "larger than life," right? When it comes to past presidents and top brass of our past Armies, truer words have never been spoken. Throughout Washington, DC and Virginia, you'll find monuments, memorials, and statues commemorating the many heroes that make our country such an incredible place.
As you explore the sites below and plan your itinerary, don't forget to soak up some more history in our special section dedicated to the Civil War history.