27 Jan 2024

Blame the Car Tax on George Washington

by William Page Johnson, II It is ironic that a country founded on freedom from oppression in the form of taxes, as a new nation the country also faced its […]

13 Jan 2024

The Famous Earp Brothers… of Fairfax?

By Page Johnson Well not exactly. But, a new music venue – Earp’s Ordinary – has RE-opened in the City of Fairfax which is a good opportunity to share some […]

9 Nov 2023

Featured Board Member: Geoff Rixon

Geoff Rixon has been a member of the HFCI Board of Directors since 2020. When Geoff and his wife bought their first house in 2018, it was a “return” of […]

4 Nov 2023

The Old Town Tour Is Back

By Mitch Sutterfield  The “COVID Dormancy” is over: Historic Fairfax City, Inc. (HFCI), has revived the Old Town Tours. From May to October, HFCI ran one-hour monthly excursions around our […]

24 Sep 2023

A Taste of the Vine

HFCI’s annual wine tasting and food pairing fundraiser “A Taste of the Vine” is next week! Have you bought your tickets yet? Join us for an evening of fine wines, […]

13 Sep 2023

Featured Board Member: Page Johnson

Where were you born? Arlington, VA Where did you grow up? Town/City of Fairfax Education George Mason University – B.S. Finance Career Highlights Ticor Realty Tax Services GMAC Commissioner of […]

18 Aug 2023

Isaac Newton Forrester and the Steam Mill at Fairfax Court House

By Page Johnson With a name like Isaac Newton Forrester you had better be smart, or at least a gifted tinkerer.  Isaac Forrester was these things and much more. Not […]

9 Jun 2023

Featured Board Member: Al Leightley

Al Leightley has been a member of the HFCI Board of Directors since 2010. He has been extremely active in our organization and has been a valuable contributor to virtually […]

6 Feb 2020

Strickland Painting Donated to HFCI

HFCI is the grateful recipient of a beautiful painting of the Old School by local artist, Joan Strickland, donated by her daughter, Tobey A. Martin.

30 Jan 2020

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