Resources & Research
The research library located in the Fauquier History Museum at the Old Jail
is open by appointment only.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to make an appointment.
Free Downloadable Google Books
by Walt H. Sirene
Art Recounting Mosby's Berryville Raid on General Sheridan's Wagon Train
Bispham House on Baptist Hill, Old Turner Place
Celebrated Artist: Richard Norris Brooke, works by a local artist
Goldsmith Chandlee, Sundial Maker 1790, The maker of John Marshall's Sun Dial
Richard Norris Brooke- Artist- Records of Work, a complete record of works (including those burned in the 1909 fire)
Harper’s Weekly Illustration Series (1861 – 1865) compiled by
Walt H. Sirene
Prior to his passing local philanthropist Paul Mellon donated his complete set of Harper's Weekly to the Fauquier Historical Society. Although only the Civil War years are digitized the museum houses all articles from 1857-1919. Please contact us if you wish to review a year that is not digitized.
Archeology Resources and Links
These are two slides to help anyone looking for more information about public resources for archeology in Virginia.
Letter announcing "Windows to the Past: Arlington, Then and Now" Project by Volunteer Tom Dickinson
Tom Dickinson, a volunteer with the Fauquier History Museum at the Old Jail, is working on a project to capture images of buildings threatened with demolition to preserve their history. Read his letter of intent below and reach out to him at:
Read his letter here
News & Notes Archives
Editions 1979-2012 | Subject Index at bottom