Falls Church history – Iroquois Indians, The Falls Church and Little Falls

Image from around 1907 taken at intersection of Broad Street and Washington Street. (Source: Mary Riley Styles Public Library)

Where does the name Falls Church come from? Taking its name from The Falls Church, an 18th-century Anglican parish, Falls Church gained township status within Fairfax County in 1875. In 1948, it was incorporated as the City of Falls Church, an independent city with county-level governance status. It is also referred to as Falls Church […]