Fairfax County History Commission



Mission

 The Fairfax County History Commission was established by the County of Fairfax in 1969. We help identify, document, record, and preserve our county's historic past here in Northern Virginia. Our commission's 20 members are appointed by the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors. We meet on the first Wednesday of every month. Our accomplishments and projects in progress are detailed in an Annual Report submitted to the Board of Supervisors. 

History Commission Members

The History Commission's members are appointed by the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors. Gretchen Bulova is chairman, Steve Sherman is vice chair, Carole Herrick is secretary, and Debbie Robison is treasurer. The contact information below is organized by District. History Commissioners may be reached by telephone, fax, or e-mail.

If you have an inquiry regarding a particular History Commission program, please contact the appropriate committee chairman listed below.

Commission Members Contact Information

Chantilly Plantation Stone House
Chantilly Plantation Stone House - Chantilly, VA

 The contact information below is organized by Supervisor District (see map on left). History Commissioners may be reached by telephone, fax, or e-mail.

History Commissioner
Supervisor District
 Voice/Fax

Supervisor Districts - click on map above or link for a larger scale detailed view of districts with boundaries.
Gretchen Bulova
Chairman
Braddock
 
H: 703-273-3557
Mary Lipsey
Braddock
H: 703-321-2824
Carole Herrick
Dranesville
H: 703-356-8223
Page S. Shelp
Dranesville
H: 703-450-3918
Elise Ruff Murray
Hunter Mill
H: 703-620-3803
Barbara Naef
Hunter Mill
H: 703-471-1479
Anne Stuntz
Hunter Mill
H: 703-938-1894
Steve Sherman
Lee
O: 703-971-7700
Phyllis Walker Ford
Lee
H: 703-322-0833
Naomi Zeavin
Mason
H: 703-534-3005
F: 703-534-3005
Rachel Rifkind
Mason
H: 703-941-9574
C: 703-927-6290
Anne M. Barnes
Mount Vernon
O: 202-685-4993
Sallie Lyons
Mount Vernon
H: 703-550-9759
Michael R. Irwin
Providence
H: 703-385-5401
Jack L. Hiller
Springfield
H: 703-569-1897
Lynne Garvey-Hodge
Springfield
H: 703-322-1811
O: 703-322-1811
F: 703-322-1856
Esther W. McCullough
Sully
H: 703-787-0890
Debbie Robison Sully H: 571-348-4478
Robert E. Beach, AIA
At-Large
H: 703-764-9127
O: 703-533-8333
F: 703-536-2528
Committee Chairmen

Awards Committee - Lynne Garvey-Hodge
Civil War Sesquicentennial Committee - Gretchen Bulova
Etnic and Oral History Committee - Esther W. McCullough
Historic Sites Inventory Committee - Elise Ruff Murray
Historical Markers Committee - Jack Hiller
History Conference Committee - Lynne Garvey-Hodge
Publications Committee - Mary Lipsey
Resident Curator Committee - Robert Beach

Mailing Address:

Fairfax County History Commission
c/o City of Fairfax Regional Library, Virginia Room
10360 North Street
Fairfax Virginia 22030

We appreciate hearing your observations of, expressions of interest in, or curiosity about specific historic properties and buildings. Your questions and comments are always welcome.

Monthly Meeting and Agendas

The History Commission meets at 7:30 PM in the 1st Floor Conference Room of the City of Fairfax Regional Library (10360 North Street) on the first Wednesday of every month.  The 2014 Meeting Schedule can be viewed here.  The agenda is available online one week prior to the meeting.  Our various committees meet on an as-needed basis.  We also sponsor events in local history--such as roadside marker dedications--throughout the year.  Visit our Events page to learn more.

 


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