Church Fights to Preserve Historic Cemetery

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Mount Vernon PatchBy Jessie BieleJune 18, 2012 One hundred burials could be exhumed from the Woodlawn Baptist Church cemetery...

Art Show: “Dying to Get In” Art Show – October 2011

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A chance meeting of a member of the Springfield Art Guild and a member of the Fairfax Cemetery Preservation Association (FCCPA) resulted in the...

CNN Interview Spotlights County Civil War Veterans

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Follow link to view the CNN interview FCCPA President Mary Lipsey and a descendant of Civil War veteran Armistead Thompson are featured. They talk about...

Ilda / Guinea Road Cemetery Sign Dedication – December 2010

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On Sunday, December 19, 2010, community and family members gathered to dedicate the Ilda historical marker near the intersection of Little River Turnpike and...

Letter to the Editor – Protect and Preserve Cemeteries

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FCCPA member Maddy McCoy sent the following letter to the Editor of The Washington Post. It appeared in the Tuesday, June 22, 2010 edition,...

Ben and Mary Fairfax, Farmers

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Kings Park West Civic Association, The HERALD, March 2010 Vol 41, Issue 2 By Tony Vellucci A previous edition of The Herald introduced you to Ben...

Who’s Buried in KPW?

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Kings Park West Civic Association, The HERALD, December 2009, Vol 40, Issue 8 By Tony Vellucci & John Browne If there was a Trivial Pursuit game...

Fairfax County Cemetery Preservation

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Fairfax Genealogical Society Fairfax Genealogical Society Newsletter Vol 25, Number 1, September 2009 THE OLD DOMINION CORNER Fairfax County Cemetery Preservation By Barbara Ellis “A precious one from us has...

Marshalling Support for Cemetery Cleanup

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Burke Connection ByDerek B. Johnson Tuesday, August 26, 2008 When the Marshall family cemetery in Burke was vandalized last April, some residents blamed the sight line. The...

Small Cemeteries Overlooked

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History Commissioners want to start watch group to protect historic cemeteries. Burke Connection By Amber Healy Tuesday, April 29, 2008 The final resting-place of John and Mary Marshall...