The FCCPA Mission

The cemetery association’s mission is to identify, document, preserve, protect, maintain and advocate for cemeteries in our county that are threatened by development, vandalism or neglect. Also, the association educates the community about the historical importance of cemeteries and how to survey and preserve cemeteries.

RECENT CEMETERY CLEAN-UPS

In the Spring of 2016, Ned Foster, with the help of the Fairfax County Cemetery Preservation Association and others listed below, began cleaning up and contemplating what had happened to this now forlorn cemetery. ...

In early 2015, members of FCCPA met a Trammell descendant in Vienna.  By using old maps and neighbors descriptions, we were able to locate the Israel Trammell Family Cemetery situated at the intersection of...

LATEST VETERAN HONOR ROLL

Born August 14, 1839 Died October 4, 1861 Place of Birth: Savannah, Georgia Buried: Place uncertain How Died: Cause uncertain Military Service: Confederacy Military Rank Held: Private Unit: Kershaw’s 2nd South...

James Philip Trammell (Phillip) Born March 31, 1843 Died September 18, 1912 Place of birth: near Frying Pan Buried: Oakwood Cemetery, Falls Church, VA How died: Paralysis at his...

Robert Wiley Born August 16, 1840 Died February 12, 1932 Place of birth: near Lorton, Fairfax County, Virginia Place of Death: Fairfax City, Virginia Buried: Fairfax City Cemetery How Died:...

To commemorate the Civil War Sesquicentennial and honor the memories of our veterans, FCCPA has compiled a database of veterans buried or memorialized in...

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UPCOMING FCCPA EVENTS

Dec
15
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Cemetery Cleanup @ Sons and Daughters of Liberty Cemetery
Dec 15 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Rain/Snow Date: Sunday, December 16 at 1 pm.

Please RSVP to christopherlipsey@verizon.net. This is important in case we need to contact you if we postpone.

The cemetery is located at the very rear of the parking lot – look for the trail sign – Liberty Cemetery.

Please bring rakes, hand trimmers, non-electric  leaf blowers.  Dress warmly.
Wear sturdy shoes because the terrain is uneven and gloves to ward off those sticky bushes.

Mary will bring a tarp, garbage bags and a first aid kit.

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