Department of Planning and Development

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Regular hours for calls and emails are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday. In-person appointments are available on an as-needed basis, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Monday - Friday. Check Operating Status for more information.

TTY 711

12055 Government Center Parkway
Fairfax, VA 22035

Barbara Byron,

Fairfax County Historic Sites on the National Register of Historic Landmarks

National Historic Landmarks are nationally significant historic places designated by the Secretary of the Interior because they possess exceptional value or quality in illustrating or interpreting the heritage of the United States. Four of these landmark's are located within Fairfax County: Mount Vernon, Gunston Hall, Patowmack Canal Historic District at Great Falls, and Woodlawn Plantation. 

Click on each image below to learn more about these historic landmarks.

Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon

Gunston Hall

Gunston Hall

Patowmack (Potomac) Canal

Potomac Canal Historic District

Woodlawn Plantation

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