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.
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or make a one time Donation to further our projects. We are a 501(C) (3) Non-profit.
October 25, 2014
SFHS Members with the help of the Sons of Confederate Veterans Black Horse Camp#780 and the Fauquier Family Cemetery Foundation to install tombstone for Pvt. Owen Reynolds near Catlett after 152 years in an unmarked grave. Family Members from New York and Richmond attended .
Meetings every third Tuesday of the Month 7:30 PM - September through May.
The Cedar Run Building
"Catlett Fire & Rescue"
3576 Catlett Rd
Catlett, VAView 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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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!
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 21, 2015- 7:30 PM
New location! The Cedar Run Building
"Catlett Fire & Rescue"
"Speaker Jimmy Eustace"
Mr. Eustace a long time resident and expert on Native American cultures in Fauquier County will be sharing both his pre-historic artifact collection of his fossils found here in Fauquier, and artifacts left behind by the local Indian tribes he has uncovered over his many years of archaeology and research in the fields and woods of Fauquier.
Jimmy generally gives this presentation both at schools, and State Parks, so it is an opportunity you really don't want to miss,
Fun for the whole family.
Admission Free: Voluntary donation at the door.
Society members sharing history
Visiting at Sumerduck Community Picnic Day 9/20/2014
Eustace family holds the Fort at Heritage Day and shares our history
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
SOUTHERN FAUQUIER AT IN-LAND WAR OF 1812
Southern Fauquier and the Fauquier Bank dedicate rose garden in the Memory of the men from Fauquier County May 10, 2014.
Jimmy Eustace surprises everyone with a grand collection and display of creamers, butter molds and grinders, from early Fauquier County.
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For Meetings is the
Cedar Run Building, Catlett VA.
(Catlett Fire & Rescue )
Only 9 Sets left! of this FIRST EDITION:
"Brent Town & the Elk Run Valley: A History" by Mrs. Joan Peters.
No reprint planned at this time.
Available only through Southern Fauquier Historical Society, Inc. Resource links: Check it out.