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The Fauquier History Museum at the Old Jail
The Fauquier History Museum at the Old Jail
Owner description: Built in 1808, the front portion of the jail originally contained four cells, each of which was approved to house 40 prisoners. In 1823, after only 15 years of use, the 1808 jail... more Owner description: Built in 1808, the front portion of the jail originally contained four cells, each of which was approved to house 40 prisoners. In 1823, after only 15 years of use, the 1808 jail was deemed insufficient and a new stone jail was built just to the rear of the older structure. The 1808 jail was then converted into a house for the jailor with a kitchen made of the leftover stones from the "New Jail" added in 1823. The rear structure contains original cells as well as an exercise yard, which was also used as a hanging yard. Hangings took place in the yard until 1896. This is one of the most perfectly preserved old jails in the Commonwealth, and was operated as a jail until 1966. Today, the Old Jail is a history museum focusing on the histories of the Town of Warrenton, Fauquier County, and the Commonwealth of Virginia. The artifacts that make up the museum's exhibitions have all been donated by generous local citizens. less
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
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Mosby Museum
Mosby Museum
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
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Bull Run Mountains Natural Area Preserve
Bull Run Mountains Natural Area Preserve(Broad Run)
Owner description: ***Please note that the High Point Trail to the White Rock Cliffs is private property and is closed for an indefinite period of time for restoration. Trails that lead up to the... more Owner description: ***Please note that the High Point Trail to the White Rock Cliffs is private property and is closed for an indefinite period of time for restoration. Trails that lead up to the cliffs on VOF property are also closed and are clearly marked*** The Bull Run Mountain Natural Area Preserve (BRMNAP) consists of 2,486 acres and is owned and managed by the Virginia Outdoors Foundation (VOF). The trails consist of +/- 8 miles of trail and have a variety of different loops for different skill levels. Trails have historical sites that you can view while hiking. Please stay on marked trails and do not remove any natural resource of any kind. Prohibited in Preserve: Pets Horses Bikes Camping Fires Alcohol Hunting/shooting Motorized Vehicles less
Attraction type: Nature & Wildlife Areas; Mountains
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Cold War Museum(Vint Hill Farms)
Attraction type: Military Museums; History Museums
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National Sporting Library & Museum
National Sporting Library & Museum(Middleburg)
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
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Chick-fil-A of Warrenton
Chick-fil-A of Warrenton
Ranked #1 of 79 Restaurants in Warrenton
Cuisines: American, Fast Food
Good for: Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Claire's at the Depot
Claire's at the Depot
Ranked #2 of 79 Restaurants in Warrenton
Cuisines: American
Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Doing business
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Reservations
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Great Harvest Bread Co.
Ranked #3 of 79 Restaurants in Warrenton
Dining options: Breakfast
Cafe Torino
Cafe Torino
Ranked #4 of 79 Restaurants in Warrenton
Price: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Carousel Frozen Treats
Carousel Frozen Treats
Ranked #5 of 79 Restaurants in Warrenton
Cuisines: Japanese, American, Middle Eastern

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Value Place Gainesville
2.5 of 5
Value Place Gainesville
$56 - $146
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Gainesville
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Hampton Inn Warrenton
3.0 of 5
Hampton Inn Warrenton
$112 - $173
Ranked #1 of 6 Hotels in Warrenton
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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Warrenton
2.5 of 5
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Warrenton
$112 - $202
Ranked #2 of 6 Hotels in Warrenton
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Airlie
Airlie
$148 - $188
Ranked #3 of 6 Hotels in Warrenton
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Poplar Springs Inn & Spa
4.0 of 5
Poplar Springs Inn & Spa
$151 - $318
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Casanova
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Salamander Resort & Spa
5.0 of 5
Salamander Resort & Spa
$357 - $676
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Middleburg
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