In the Footsteps of History — Special Places on Mason Neck
Some of the features shown here that were prominent on Mason Neck in Fairfax County during the marches of the American revolutionary armies, exist today through generations of historic preservation efforts. The rich natural environment, including the vital American bald eagle habitats, continue to thrive because of local conservation efforts. Even the Colchester ferry landing has miraculously survived waterfront development trends to date.
Pohick Church - completed in 1774Both George Washington and George Mason were members of the vestry.
Gunston HallHome of George Mason
Map of Mason Neck
LebanonBuilt in 1837
A typical Mason Neck view in 1781
View from port of Colchester in 1781
Colchester Ferry Landing - 225 years later