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Fairfax Station Railroad Museum
The Fairfax Station was used as a medical facility during the Second Battle of Bull Run in 1862. Here Clara Barton, along with the help of other nurses and doctors, remained during the battle to help injured soldiers. Clara Barton would go on to create the American Red Cross.
Fairfax Station is widely known for the large caboose that sits just outside the depot's doors. Exhibits at the Fairfax Station Railroad Museum include artifacts related to the Civil War, Red Cross, and railroading in Virginia. The displays housed at the museum highlight the unique role that the station played in the intersection of all three areas and effectively illustrates the complex history of Fairfax Station and the surrounding area.
Fairfax Station , VA 22309
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