• Current Projects, Gooding-Seaton Cemetery

    Posted on September 1st, 2013

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    Gooding-Seaton Cleanup: Phase 4

    Gooding-Seaton Cleanup: Phase 4

    In June of 2013 members of the FCCPA joined future Eagle Scout Connor Benavides as part of 47 volunteers who did a cleanup at the Gooding-Seaton Family cemetery. This is the fourth scout-led project at the cemetery which FCCPA has participated in. Fortunately a neighboring family has volunteered to adopt this cemetery. With the work […]

  • Current Projects, Gooding-Seaton Cemetery

    Posted on March 10th, 2012

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    Adopt A Cemetery – Gooding-Seaton Cleanup: Phase 3

    Adopt A Cemetery – Gooding-Seaton Cleanup: Phase 3

    In January 2012, Camden Trautz led his Boy Scout Troop #1532 and FCCPA members in cutting and clearing the brush and cleaning markers. The Gooding-Seaton Cemetery has had three clean ups in three years. Each time, the cleanup has been a little easier, yet still truckloads of brush are hauled away each time. Many of […]

  • Current Projects, Gooding-Seaton Cemetery

    Posted on February 6th, 2010

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    Gooding-Seaton Cleanup: Phase 2

    Gooding-Seaton Cleanup: Phase 2

    A 550-feet long cemetery is quite a challenge to clean. The last photographic evidence of a clean-up at this cemetery was 1991. So 19 years later, the work is being done in three phases. Two future eagle scouts conducted extensive clean-ups in phases one and two – the first on a fine day in May […]

  • Current Projects, Gooding-Seaton Cemetery

    Posted on May 26th, 2009

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    Gooding-Seaton Cleanup: Phase 1

    Gooding-Seaton Cleanup: Phase 1

    In the 1800s, William Gooding farmed and operated a tavern in Annandale, Virginia. In Mr. Gooding’s will, he indicated that a section of his farmland was to be used as a “burying ground.” The original cemetery measured 35 feet by 550 feet. Through the years, the Goodings, Gooding relatives, neighbors, and subsequent owners have been […]

  • Current Projects, Gooding-Seaton Cemetery

    Posted on March 23rd, 2009

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    Gooding-Seaton Family Cemetery

    Gooding-Seaton Family Cemetery

    William Gooding was an early settler of Fairfax County. He farmed near present day Northern Virginia Community College on Little River Turnpike. His family also operated a tavern there. During the Civil War, Mosby and his rangers attacked a team of sutler’s wagons in the viciinity of the tavern and Mosby was badly wounded during […]