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Fairfax, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fairfax Court House

 
 
Fairfax Court House Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, October 14, 2006
1. Fairfax Court House Marker
Inscription. Built in 1800. This building, designed by James Wren, served as the first permanent courthouse of Fairfax County.
 
Erected 1985 by the Fairfax County Chapter, National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 38° 50.767′ N, 77° 18.418′ W. Marker is in Fairfax, Virginia. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Chain Bridge Road (Virginia Route 123) and Main Street (Virginia Route 236). Click for map. Marker is on the wall to the right of the main entrance to the courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Fairfax VA 22030, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fairfax County Courthouse (here, next to this marker); Monument to John Q. Marr (a few steps from this marker); A Tribute to The Men of Fairfax County (a few steps from this marker); Old Fairfax Jail
The Old Fairfax County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, October 14, 2006
2. The Old Fairfax County Courthouse
(within shouting distance of this marker); Joshua Gunnell House (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Fairfax.
 
Also see . . .  The Fairfax County Courthouse: A Brief History. (Submitted on October 15, 2006.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Small Plaque Over Keystone of the Center Archway image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, October 14, 2006
3. Small Plaque Over Keystone of the Center Archway
Interior of the 1800 courthouse image. Click for full size.
By William Barnard, November 21, 2014
4. Interior of the 1800 courthouse
Fairfax Court House Markers image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 31, 2014
5. Fairfax Court House Markers
Fairfax Court House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 31, 2014
6. Fairfax Court House Marker
Fairfax Court House<br>1800 image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 31, 2014
7. Fairfax Court House
1800
Listed on the Register of Historic Places - 1974
Fairfax County History Commission

stone marker on the floor of of the porch
Fairfax Court House
Fairfax Time Capsule image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 31, 2014
8. Fairfax Time Capsule
Beneath this plaque lies the
Fairfax Time Capsule
to be opened
June 29, 2076,
The Tricentennial of the
Commonwealth of Virginia
Fairfax Board of Supervisors 1976

stone marker on the floor of of the porch Fairfax Court House
Weathervane image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 31, 2014
9. Weathervane
on the Fairfax Court House
Fairfax County Seal image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 31, 2014
10. Fairfax County Seal
on the Time Capsule
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,733 times since then and 58 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.   4. submitted on , by William Barnard of Fairfax Station, Virginia.   5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   10. submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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