Northern Virginia and Fairfax County have produced a long list of famous and successful people. We have also have our share of infamous ones. One of those infamous people would be Robert Hanssen. Hanssen was a Special Agent of the FBI with a long career in counter intelligence. Most will probably remember him as that smiling guy […]
Archives for April 2014
Top 6 things to do with your kids that won’t break the bank!
Living in Fairfax County has many advantages. One is the great schools – another all the great and affordable activities for your preschool children. Here are some great activities for you to try. 1) Feel a Roaring Jet Engine (Free) Not in Fairfax County but probably close enough for most… Kids of all ages enjoy […]
Falls Church history – Iroquois Indians, The Falls Church and Little Falls
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 […]
Dunn Loring history – Camp Alger (1898)
This camp was established on 1400 acres known as Woodburn Manor in the Dunn Loring area 1.5 miles from the Dunn Loring station on the Southern Railway in 1898. The station at Dunn Loring provided easy transport of people and goods to the site. The camp didn’t last too long (May-August 1898) but managed to […]