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A great Day out for the family.
May 10, 2014
Grand Opening of the new 1812 Exhibit at the Fauquier History Museum at the Old Jail
Living Historians, Speakers, Games,
Crafts, Exhibits Lectures, Authors, Music and puppet shows and a Scavenger Hunt through town, and much, much, more.
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Southern Fauquier Historical Society, Inc.
Southern Fauquier Historical Society, Inc. is a group of everyday people that 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. Our interest are not limited to one period time, culture or interest. Our purpose is to promote the belief that a community’s history is an integrated fabric of both physical and social elements embracing all social, cultural and ethnic groups woven together through a series of events. The factual presentation of these events without censorship or revisionism is critical to preserving our heritage.
To this purpose we strive to preserve artifacts and develop a document repository for education; continue through public awareness, the documentation, survey, and preservation of existing historical resources; conduct on going educational and workshop programs related to the history of Fauquier County in schools and in other public gatherings; and provide a venue for researchers and genealogist to both research and share their findings with other lay and professional historians.
We hope you will join us.
Southern Fauquier at the Fauquier County Fair
July 18-21, 2013
Thank you to the Society for sponsoring the Living History Village at the Fauquier County Fair. It was a great experience, and we had the opportunity to meet and talk with many of our neighbors that otherwise we would not see. The Sharing of history with the children was wonderful and hopefully we sparked a few new enthusiasts in the process. Enjoy the pictures.
Society members were not sleeping all summer,
Would you like to be a part of the action?
You can Subscribe and Join our Society Today.
or make a one time Donation to further our projects. We are a 501(C) (3) Non-profit.
Meetings every third Tuesday of the Month 7:30 PM - September through May.
Zoar Baptist Church Educational Building, in Bristersburg; View map
For more information on meeting topics and membership contact us at: SFHSINC@gmail.com
9842 Routts Hill Rd.
Warrenton, VA. 20186
Volunteer Answering Service /Phone: 540-439-3303
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Fauquier County's Sesquicentennial Committees Links
Virginia is Ground Zero in 2013
for the Civil War Sesquicentennial
The Annual Membership Dues $20.00 per Member or $30.00 per household. Effective January 1/ and due by March 15th of each year to sustain membership.
Please bring your check to the meeting or renew on line today!
We voted to buy the Primary Source Field Survey Books of Cown and Smith. It is a 22 book collection of filed notes about Fauquier County from 1860 to 1920. Cost to keep these in the County $2000.00
If you would like to help fund this acquisition please send your check to
9842 Routts Hill Rd
Warrenton, Va, 20186
A CD of the pages will be available for reading once acquired and scanned.
Help us make this purchase Donate today.
Have a project or a cemetery your working on give us a call.
Click here for Printable Program for this years schedule.
Next Speakers Meetings and Events
April 15, 2014 -7:30 PM
SFHS Regular Meeting at Zoar Baptist Church
Speaker Marc Leepson Author and Historian will be presenting - his book Saving Monticello, a history of Jefferson's house that focuses on what happened after he died, a little-known historic preservation story. The book looks at the Levy family--U.S. Navy officer Uriah Levy and his nephew Jefferson M. Levy--who owned the house for 89 years (longer than the Jefferson family) and saved it from ruin on two different occasions. There's more info on his website,www.marcleepson.com
May 10, 2014, "In-land," Commemoration of the War of 1812 in Fauquier County
May 20, 2014 - 7:30 PM
SFHS Regular Meeting Zoar Baptist Church.
Speaker: William Connery “Civil War Northern Virginia 1861” The story of the people of Northern Virginia and their choices between 1860 and 1861 as their homeland became the land between the Yankee and Rebel armies.
June 17, 2014 - 7:30 PM
SFHS Regular Meeting Location and Directions to be Provided by May 1, 2014.
Join us for a delightful evening as Tom and Liz Thorp open their home and share with us the history of the Architecture and Antique furnishings.
The Fauquier Family Cemetery Foundation, Inc, is established to provide a resource to the land owners and descendants of family cemeteries to have a reliable overseer in the community monitoring and in some cases doing light maintenance of the independent cemeteries on private property through the county.
The fledgling Foundation is working on documents, e-mails, websites, and links will be added soon. For more information contact:
Lory Payne @ 540-439-3303. or e-mail us at FFCF2012@gmail.com