Fauquier County (VA) Historical Society
On May 1, 2009, Fauquier County, Virginia, will celebrate its 250th anniversary as an independent County. Milestones has been retained to research and write the first official history of Fauquier since 1959, the County’s bicentennial year. The anniversary history will showcase Fauquier’s evolution from an outpost of Lord Fairfax’s sprawling proprietary in colonial Virginia to modern-day steward of some of the most breathtaking scenery in the Blue Ridge.
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