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For those that are active in researching local history, this document might contain some tip, trick, or resource that might be useful. Read! You can discover so much, including the part your community played in historical events, such as the world war 1 & 2. These lesson plans guide students to evaluate conflicting evidence by: BIBLIOGRAPHY.

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Contact your local historical society and visit your public library. Fairfax County was established in 1742.

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To research your property before 1742, search deeds from: Start with current owner at county’s Department of Tax Administration's website.