Fairfax County Historic Sites on the Virginia Landmarks Register and the National Register of Historic Places
The National Register of Historic Places was established in 1966. It is managed by the National Park Service. It is the official list of structures, sites, objects, and districts that embody the historical and cultural foundations of the nation. The Virginia Landmarks Register was also established in 1966 and is managed by the Virginia Department of Historic Resources. It serves as the state’s official list of properties important to Virginia’s history. Over the past 50 years, 59 properties and districts located in Fairfax County have been listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Fairfax County celebrated this anniversary with a commemorative display in the Fairfax County Government Center Lobby and videos on Channel 16 throughout 2016. The following are Fairfax County Historic Sites in the Virginia Landmarks Register and the National Register of Historic Places linking to information about each site, the nomination form and photos of each.