Stafford Real Estate

Stafford County

Named after Staffordshire, England and established in 1664, Stafford County, Virginia is rich in history!  With nearly 350 years of tales, documented historic accounts, and natural beauty to explore, a visit to Stafford is sure to keep you busy.  Activities range from historic architecture and archaeology, fishing, and Impressionist art, to some “modern day” options like golf, boating, and live theatre.

Public Schools: http://stafford.schoolfusion.us/

Parks: http://www.staffordparks.com/

 

 

Colleges:

Germanna Community College http://www.germanna.edu/

University of Mary Washington  www.umw.edu/

Quantico:

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Quantico is the site of one of the largest U.S. Marine Corps bases in the world. The National Museum of Marine history is also located here.

www.usmcmuseum.org

Aquia harbor:

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Aquia Harbour includes approximately 2,300 homes situated on nearly 2,000 acres of wooded, rolling terrain just west of the Potomac River along Aquia Creek.

http://www.aquiaharbour.org/

 

Things to do in Stafford

Ferry Farm:

George Washington’s Boyhood Home and the place from which the “chopping of the cherry tree” tale originated.  Come walk where the boy Washington lived from age 6 until he was grown.  Self-guided tours allow exploration of this 80+ acre site.

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http://www.tourstaffordva.com/things-to-do/details/george-washingtons-ferry-farm

 

Government Island:

Government Island, a historic 18th and 19th century quarry site provided Aquia sandstone for the construction of the U.S. Capitol and the White House and other historic buildings in Washington, D.C.

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http://www.tourstaffordva.com/things-to-do/details/government-island#sthash.AHj0csGm.dpuf