3 Jul 2024

History of the Fairfax City Independence Day Parade

By Grace Brooks, HFCI volunteer On July 1, 1967, The Northern Virginia Sun informed its readers of the start of a new local tradition, stating, “The Fairfax City Council is […]

26 Jun 2024

Recognition Brick Orders Due July 15

We are ready to submit another bulk order of HFCI recognition bricks. These handsomely engraved bricks adorn the walkway in front of the Fairfax Museum and Visitors Center. To order […]

13 May 2024

Historic Preservation Month in the City of Fairfax

HFCI is excited to celebrate “Historic Preservation Month” in the City of Fairfax all month long in May. Thank you to Mayor Read and the City Council for recognizing the […]

2 Apr 2024

Let Fairfax City Council Know You Support the FY25 Proposed Budget

Historic Fairfax City Inc. is pleased to support the City of Fairfax’s FY25 proposed budget that includes funding for additional staff in the Office of Historic Resources. This is the first […]

22 Mar 2024

Support Preservation Efforts with a Recognition Brick

Interested in helping HFCI preserve and protect Fairfax City’s rich history AND in commemorating a loved one or an important personal event? Consider buying a recognition brick to be placed […]

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 […]

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, […]

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.

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