Date: Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Time: 10:45 am - 2:30 pmLocation:
Depart and return to Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia
8900 Little River Turnpike
Contact: Michele Endick
This program should be of great interest to both new and old residents to our area alike!
We start the day at the Historic Blenheim and Civil War Interpretive Center with an overview of more than 200 years of Fairfax history and a description of the impact of
the Civil War on Fairfax. We will view the Civil War Union graffiti in the Historic Blenheim house. From there, we hop aboard our bus for a narrated tour through Old Town Fairfax. To avoid the cold weather conditions, we will stay on the bus to view historic sites such as the Fairfax Courthouse (1800), Old Town Hall (1900), the Ratcliffe-Allison House (1812), and the City of Fairfax Cemetery.
We will end our two-hour tour at the Fairfax Museum and Visitor Center, viewing the exhibits “A Fairfax Story” and “Chalkboards to Smartboards: History of Public Schools
in Fairfax.” After our last stop, enjoy lunch (on your own) at one of the Main Street Market Place restaurants across from the museum. If you prefer not to walk or if conditions are wintry, the bus will take you to the restaurant area.
Fee: $14/ $10 J member for bus transportation Additional $5 (exact cash only) for the tours and presentation — give to leader on AM of the tour.
RSVP: Submit payment and registration form to the J, Attn: Michele Endick. Make check payable to JCCNV with “2/15” on memo line.