Find driving tours and the historic sites of Fauquier County.
In addition to the research facility which holds thousands of files for genealogical research, this community museum's exhibits hold valuable photographs and artifacts, important to Fauquier County's local history, as well as our Nation's history.
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The Cold War Museum is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization dedicated to education, preservation, and research on the global, ideological, and
political confrontations between East and West from the end of World War II to the dissolution of the Soviet Union. + Learn More
In 1999, we embarked on an archaeological quest to discover, and then uncover, the foundation and remains of the 1750s Anglican Church at Elk Run - the first such church in Fauquier County, Virginia. Tours By Appointment only; call (540) 422-8170. + Learn More
The Gold Mining Camp Museum at Monroe Park is the only museum in Virginia solely dedicated to the history of gold and gold mining. + Learn More
One of Virginia's most perfectly preserved jails from the early 1800's. The jail buildings now feature displays concerning history of both the jails and Fauquier County as a whole. + Learn More
In addition to the research facility which holds thousands of files for genealogical research, this community museum's exhibits hold valuable photographs and artifacts, important to Fauquier County's local history, as well as our Nation's history + Learn More
Located in Marshall, Virginia, the Fauquier Heritage and Preservation Foundation, Inc., a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, was established in 1993 to encourage the citizens of Fauquier County to become more familiar with the rich heritage of the area. + Learn More
Germantown was Fauquier County’s first permanent settlement. It was founded by German miners brought to the Rappahannock River valley by Alexander Spotswood, then lieutenant governor of Virginia, in the early 1700’s to excavate iron ore found on his property. + Learn More
The Virginiana Room, housed in the Warrenton Library, has an extensive collection of materials focusing on state and local history and genealogical research. The Virginiana Room collection is open to all researchers whenever the main library is open. + Learn More
Southern Fauquier Historical Society, Inc. is a group of everyday people joined together for the purpose of documentation, preservation, and education of future generations on the history, culture and growth of Fauquier County and the surrounding areas. + Learn More
Northern Virginia Campaign
(August - September 1862) + Learn More