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Historic Sites

Historic Sites

Explore the Area's Roots

Dating back to 1607 and the settlement of Jamestown, the state of Virginia has deep historical roots. Fauquier County was first explored by Captain John Smith in 1608 but not settled until 150 years later.
Battlefield Sites near Airlie

Battlefield Sites

  • 1st & 2nd Battles of Rappahannock Station 
  • Battle of Thoroughfare Gap 
  • Battle of Unison
  • Battle of Kelly's Ford
  • Battle of Brandy Station
  • Battle of Aldie
  • Battle of Middleburg
  • Battle of Upperville
  • Battle of Manassas Gap
  • Battles of Auburn I & II
  • Battle of Buckland Mills
Inception of Airlie VA

Inception of Airlie

History buff? You'll want to learn more about the beginnings of Airlie itself. From the initial construction of the Georgian Revival home and gardens in 1899 to the 'Island of Thought' era to present day - we've got a story to tell.