Fairfax County Civil War Sesqicentennial




Civil WarThe History Commission is pleased to participate in the sesquicentennial 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.
            Adults
            Children

Driving tour of Fairfax County’s Civil War history, Footsteps to Fairfax Trail

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.

            Footsteps to 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
http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/histcomm/historicmarkers/

Related Links
www.fairfaxcivilwar.com
www.virginiacivilwar.com
http://www.civilwartrails.org
http://www.civilwartraveler.com/EAST/VA/index.html
http://www.vahistorical.org/research/cw_history.htm


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