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The preservation of history in Fairfax County, Virginia a report prepared for the Fairfax County History Commission, Fairfax County, Virginia, 2001 by Netherton, Ross De Witt

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Published by University Press of America in Lanham, MD .
Written in English



  • Fairfax County (Va.),
  • Virginia,
  • Fairfax County.


  • Historic preservation -- Virginia -- Fairfax County,
  • Historic sites -- Conservation and restoration -- Virginia -- Fairfax County,
  • Cultural property -- Protection -- Virginia -- Fairfax County,
  • Fairfax County (Va.) -- Cultural policy,
  • Fairfax County (Va.) -- Antiquities,
  • Fairfax County (Va.) -- History, Local

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementRoss Netherton, Nan Netherton.
ContributionsNetherton, Nan.
LC ClassificationsF232.F2 N48 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3955137M
ISBN 100761821759
LC Control Number2001055526

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