The Stafford County, Virginia Historical Society Welcomes You

Stafford County is one of America’s most historic counties. The county contains a vast array of nationally significant prehistoric and historic sites which represent our paleontology, Paleo-Indian, Native American, Colonial, Revolutionary War, Federal, Antebellum and Civil War history. Spread throughout our history from Colonial days to present is an African American history second to none. In 2014 Stafford County celebrated its 350th year as a Virginia county.

“History lives in Stafford!” You can visit a wide variety of attractions and combine your business or golf trip with off-the-beaten-track side-tours through history. A large segment of America’s population can trace its roots to or through historic Stafford County. Conveniently located between Washington, DC, and Richmond, VA, Stafford can serve as a gateway for your visit to this region.


Latest News

  • Hobby School Roof Fund Raiser

    Dear Friend of Stafford’s History,

    Our iconic Hobby School in Falmouth is in need of a new roof. The shingles currently in place are about 70 years old and are no longer keeping water out of the building. Unless work is done soon, more expensive damage may result.


    On May 5, 2015, from 12:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m., our community will come together for The Community Give and we need YOU to join us. It’s 24 hours of unprecedented nonprofit giving – and it’s your chance to make a real difference, right here in our community. This year … Continue Reading