Historic Properties

The City of Fairfax has a rich history. From its perfectly preserved historic building (including the site of the first fatality of the Civil War) to Civil War grafitti on the site of the Blenheim Estate, to a chance to learn the lore of spies and secrets at The Fairfax Museum and Visitors Center, you’ll find plenty of wonders to choose from, and an opportunity for your children to learn about and appreciate the historical heritage of this important city.

Historic Blenheim & Civil War Interpretive Center

600x600_1340737969357-weddingsandevents2603610 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax, VA 22030

Open noon to 4 pm Tuesday through Saturday

Tours at 1 pm, Tuesday through Saturday

Chris Martin, Ph.D.
Historic Resources Director
703-273-5452

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Historic Blenheim: This unique and historic venue will help make your wedding or rehearsal dinner even more special. The Civil War Interpretive Center at Historic Blenheim has historic charm and presence while offering modern amenities for your event, while Historic Blenhiem and its surroundings make for a beautiful photo backdrop and gives your wedding the feeling of privacy in the city. More

Historic Properties

The City of Fairfax has a rich history. From its perfectly preserved historic building (including the site of the first fatality of the Civil War) to Civil War grafitti on the site of the Blenheim Estate, to a chance to learn the lore of spies and secrets at The Fairfax Museum and Visitors Center, you’ll find plenty of wonders to choose from, and an opportunity for your children to learn about and appreciate the historical heritage of this important city. More


Old Town Hall

In the heart of the nationally recognized City of Fairfax Historic District at 3999 University Drive.

Built in 1900 by Joseph E. Willard, the hall was presented to the Town of Fairfax in 1902. Willard, the son of a Confederate spy and a Union officer, served as lieutenant governor of Virginia and ambassador to Spain. More

Old Town Hall


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3999 University Drive Fairfax, VA 22030
Available for rental Monday through Sunday:
7:00 am–2:00 am
Brianne Baglini, Operations Manager
703-385-7858, Brianne.baglini@fairfaxva.gov

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Nestled in the center of Old Town Fairfax, this elegant two-story Colonial Revival provides a warm, yet stately ambiance. If you are looking for a place with a rich history, a style all its own, and modern amenities, consider the City of Fairfax’s historic Old Town Hall. More


The Wilson Farr House

The Wilson Farr House is the perfect setting for intimate events. Located in the heart of Fairfax City, this colonial revival style home was restored in 2001 to its original splendor, but with the addition of modern conveniences. This beautiful historic home includes a great room with fireplace and French doors opening to a cheerful sunroom and deck. More