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George Mason University
City of Fairfax
Downtown Fairfax Business Coalition
Community Farmer's Market
Friends of the Historic Fairfax Courthouse
George Mason University's home town: Fairfax, Virginia
From the Founding Fathers! ...to the founding of Washington, DC! ...to the Civil War! ...to Downton Abbey?
Join us on a Walking Tour of
Old Town Fairfax Historic District
Fridays and Saturdays March 27 through November 28
Additional Monday tours:
March 30 - Easter school vacation
May 25 - Memorial Day
September 7 - Labor Day
October 12 - Columbus Day
4pm start time
Just added: Morning tours
2nd and 4th Saturday mornings: 10 AM
May, June, July, August, September
Tour lasts about 2 hours
Afternoon Tour starts in front of the Historic Fairfax Courthouse, located north of GMU at the intersection of Rt. 123 (Ox Road/Chain Bridge Road) and Rt. 236 (Main Street).
4000 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia 22030
Morning Tour starts at the Historic Farmer's Market found on West Street behind the Historic Fairfax Courthouse
See the Historic Fairfax County Courthouse, home to rare documents including some from George Mason, George Washington, and Martha Washington.
Visit local historical buildings that are over 200 years old, many meticulously preserved for use of the public.
Hear about the love story between a Confederate Spy and Union Officer along with other tales about the city during the Civil War.
Learn where and why Fairfax City had many local Firsts, including one of the first automobile dealerships in Virginia.
Find out why a local historic building purposely has a second door several feet off of the ground with no stairs leading up to it.
And just what is the Downton Abbey connection?
Find out all of this and more on our 2 hour walking tour