Civil War Sesqicentennial
Fairfax County Commemoration of the Civil War Sesquicentennial
The History Commission is pleased to participate in the commemoration of the American Civil War. Several commemorative projects and events throughout Fairfax County are planned for the Sesquicentennial, 2011-2015.
Suggested Reading Lists
Learn more about the American Civil War, 1861-1865, and how it affected life in Fairfax County. All suggested books can be found at a local Fairfax County Library.
Driving tour of Fairfax County’s Civil War history, Footsteps to
This trail is a great scout, family, school, club, or homeschool activity! Simply download the directions, questions, and answer form and start your tour of history. Pins and/or patches with a special Fairfax County Sesquicentennial logo can be ordered separately.
Fairfax Trail Directions
Footsteps to Fairfax Trail Questions
Footsteps to Fairfax Trail Answer Form
Footsteps to Fairfax Trail Pin/Patch Order From
Civil War Smart Phone App (coming Spring 2012)
Fairfax County Civil War History Education Kit (coming Spring 2012)
Fairfax County Historical Markers