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Fairfax County History Commission

Dedication day set for historical marker honoring firefighters

A dedication ceremony to mark an historic marker honoring the McLean Volunteer Department will be held on Sunday, Aug. 21 at 1 p.m. at the Old Firehouse Center, 1440 Chain Bridge Road. The marker has been in place for some...

Fairfax History Commission could get additional resources

The Fairfax County History Commission scored several successes last year, from installing historic markers to undertaking multiple initiatives on African-American history, but its leader said the group needs further county resources to realize its potential. Commission Chairman Cheryl Repetti, who...

Fairfax will ask youth to devise historical-marker topics

Fairfax County supervisors on July 13 unanimously directed the Fairfax County History Commission to begin preparations for holding a student contest to create historical markers, with an initial emphasis on African-American history. “Inviting students to engage in this process will...
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Weather concerns nix weekend’s MPAartfest

McLean Project for the Arts has announced cancellation of its Oct. 2 MPAartfest due to pending weather issues. "The decision...
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