Next Meeting
Sunday, June 12
2 p.m. at Historic
Fairfax Courthouse, Fairfax, VA



Fairfax Courthouse 100 years

Historic Fairfax County Courthouse
4000 Chain BridgeRoad
Fairfax, Virginia 22030
Sunday, June 12, 2016 at 2:00 PM

William Page Johnson, II
will speak on
The Charge of the Grey Devils at Fairfax Court House

The story of how, on June 29, 1863, a small Union cavalry squadron
helped delay the arival of the Confederate cavalry on the eve of the
pivotal Battle of Gettysburg.


Previous Meetings

Green Spring

Historic Green Spring/Green Spring Gardens
October 25, 2015

Mt. Gilead

Mt. Gilead
June 28, 2015

Historic Huntley

Historic Huntley
May 24, 2015

Filene Center

Wolf Trap National Park fro the Performing Arts
September 14, 2014

Pleasant Grove Church

50 Years of Reston's History with founder, Bob Simon
Reston Museum
June 29, 2014

Pleasant Grove Church

African-American experience in Fairfax County 1865-1965
Speaker: Edwin Henderson II

Pleasant Grove Church
September 30, 2012

Workhouse Art Center

Turning Point Suffragist Memorial
Speaker: Kathleen Pablo

Workhouse Art Center
May 6, 2012


Interpretive Center

Everyday Life Behind the Lines 1860 – 1862
Baltimore, Washington, Fairfax
Speaker: Lloyce Ann West

Civil War Interpretive Center
March 25, 2012

Fairfax Library

Shipbuilding on the Bay and the Highways of Water
Speaker: Robert E. Pratt

The City of Fairfax Regional Library
December 4, 2011

Sherwood Regional Library

The Ruins of Belvoir, home of William Fairfax
Speaker: Patrick L. O'Neill

Sherwood Regional Library
September 25, 2011

Vale School
Photo: Carol L. Cross

Historic Hunters Mill Road
Speaker: James Lewis

The Vale School
May 22, 2011

Fairfax Library

Northern Virginia Silversmiths and Artisans
Speaker: Catherine B. Hollan

The City of Fairfax Regional Library
March 27, 2011

Fairfax Courthouse

History of the Fairfax County Police Department 1921-1990
Speaker: Dan Courtney

The Fairfax Courthouse
December 5, 2010

Henry Mackall Home

Tour of the Mackall Home
Speaker: Karen Washburn

Henry C. Mackall Homeplace
October 31, 2010

Pohick Church

Tour of the Pohick Church

Historic Pohick Church
September 26, 2010

Mount Vernon

Tour of Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon
June 27, 2010

Jack Hiller

Speaker: Jack Hiller

Braddock District Supervisor’s Office,
Burke, VA
March 21, 2010

Freeman Store

Museum Exhibit "Vienna Remembers WWII" and
Tour of the 1874 Vienna Presbyterian Chapel

Freeman Store and Museum
November 22, 2009

Mosby Display

"Lesser Known Civil War Incidents in Fairfax County"
Speaker: Don Hakenson

Franconia Museum
June 28, 2009


Interpretive Center

Civil War Interpretive Center
March 29, 2009

Langley Meeting House

Walking Tour of Historic Langley Fork
Speakers: Henry & Douglas Mackall

Langley Fork Meeting House
September 28, 2008

Mt. Gilead

Tour of Mt. Gilead and Spindle Sears House
Speakers: Michael Rierson and Michael Frey

Mt. Gilead
May 18, 2008

Fairfax City Library

Tour of the new Virginia Room
Speaker: Suzanne Levy

The City of Fairfax Regional Library
March 2, 2008

Vale Schoolhouse

History of the Vale community and historic schoolhouse origins.
Speaker: Trish Strat

The Vale Schoolhouse
December 16, 2007

Friends Meetinghouse

History of the Meeting House and changes to the neighborhood.

Friends Meetinghouse at Woodlawn

September 16, 2007

Braddock's True Gold

Braddock's True Gold:
20th Century Life in the Heart of Fairfax County

Wakefield Chapel
September 24, 2006

Long View

Long View
June 26, 2005


October 24, 2004


Speaker: Lewis Leigh, Jr.

June 6, 2004

Laurel Grove School

Franconia Museum/Laurel Grove Community
Speaker: Phyllis Walker Ford

Laurel Grove School and Laurel GroveBaptist Church
April 18, 2004



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