Friends of Fairfax County Archaeology and Cultural Resources


On 10 July 2018, FOFA signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Fairfax County Parks (click on picture for photos)

Usually we present two archaeology meetings each year:

  • FOFA Spring Symposium at Gunston Hall 3 March 2018 was cancelled because Gunston Hall had experienced a power outage caused by high winds blowing through Fairfax County on 2 March (gusts approaching 90 mph).  FOFA has been unable to reschedule the "Sites in Peril: Environmental and Other Challenges in Archaeology" symposium this year because of schedule conflicts.  We hope to schedule it next year because of the high interest in this topic.  (George Mason never had problems with power outages but he did have slaves!!😉)
  • Approximately 40 people heard Dr. Stephen R. Potter talk on Bison in the East: A Story of Pigs, People, and Pigeons at the FOFA annual meeting on 18 November 2017 held at Frying Pan Park.

Please join FOFA today!

FOFA was established in 2010 to support the understanding and appreciation of Fairfax County's archaeology, artifacts and museum objects, and historic buildings.

Everyone is invited to attend our general membership meetings. See FOFA's Events for the latest info about which archaeologist is speaking, and when!

FOFA encourages its members to volunteer their time. So whether you're interested in being outdoors digging, or indoors processing artifacts or documenting museum objects, check out the Volunteer Opportunities.

Keep up on what's the latest with FOFA by following us on Facebook, and by reading The Scoop (FOFA's e-newsletter).

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                  Friends of Fairfax County Archaeology and Cultural
                  Resources

FOFA is a 501c(3) non-profit organization. FOFA is a friends group to the Fairfax County Park Authority's Cultural Resource Management and Protection Branch.

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                  County Archaeology and Cultural Resources