The Fairlington Historical Society (FHS) is an organization of Fairlingtonians, present and past, devoted to preserving the unique legacy of the community.
View the Latest Fairlington Historical Society News:
A former FHS officer shared photos of Fairlington in the aftermath of a blizzard in 1978.
View an artifact of an original Fairlington home.
Fairlington neighbors came together to build a new playground for Abingdon Elementary in 1985.
FHS’s new board is excited to showcase Fairlington’s history.
Arlington County has launched the Historic Preservation Fund, a competitive grant program that will support community and individual projects related to Arlington’s history, built environment, and cultural heritage.
An early map of Fairlington is now available for purchase in 36” X 24” poster format.
The Fairlington ornament is available for sale.
Following the 1970’s renovations, Fairlington was advertised in a magazine.
When Fairlington was new, rent was far lower — but so were salaries.
During World War II, Fairlington residents had be creative about feeding their families.