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.

The 2022 Ornament is available for purchase! 

These limited-edition  ornaments are created annually and represent Stafford’s historically significant people, places and events. They are ~ 2.5 inch ovals and made of 24K gold-layered brass by artisans in Williamsburg, Virginia.

This year’s ornament commemorates Stafford County’s oldest existing municipal building. This small, red brick building was once used as a Customs Office, later as a magistrate’s office, as a voting precinct, and as a small museum.

ONLY 100 copies of this ornament were made.  Don’t miss out on getting yours!

Ornaments can be ordered from our online store for $20 plus shipping.