Historic Fairfax City Inc. (HFCI) is dedicated to promoting the appreciation and preservation of the history and artifacts of the City of Fairfax as an experience central to the lives of the community.

HFCI, a 501© 3 non-profit, was created by the Fairfax City Council in 1982 to help manage and preserve historic properties within the City of Fairfax and to increase the public’s awareness and appreciation for those properties and for the City’s rich history.

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John Sherwood

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Lehman Young

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Shirley Young

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Etta Richards

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Douglass and Henry Mackall

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Lee Hubbard

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Ellen Wigren

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Mary Petersen


Sites on the National Register of Historic Places

Visit the 29 Diner, Blenheim, City of Fairfax Historic District, Old Fairfax County Courthouse, Old Fairfax County Jail, Fairfax Public School, Ratcliffe-Allison House


Major Civil War Battlefields

Most of the region's most famous Civil War sites are within easy driving distance from the heart of Fairfax.



Fairfax is close to a combined 42 major state and federal museums. The best part.


Parks and Outdoor Activities

There are tons of outdoor activities in the area that are perfect for individuals or families.

Help Preserve and Protect Fairfax City's Future