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Here are some links that may be of particular interest to residents in our community.  The posting of any particular link here does not represent any endorsement, it is simply the sharing of information.

Our Management Company - http://www.sentrymgt.com.

Emergency Information - Like other local jurisdictions, Fairfax County has an emergency management office and an alert system to which you can subscribe - go to: https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/cean/.



Fairfax County Government - http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/.

Fairfax County Newcomer's Guide - http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/newtofairfax/.

Fairfax County Events and Attractions - http://www.fxva.com/yourfairfax/.

Historic Huntley Manor - Historic Huntley, located at 6918 Harrison Lane in Alexandria, is a federal period villa built in 1825 for Thomson Francis Mason, a grandson of George Mason. Acquired by the Park Authority in 1989, the house is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Virginia Landmarks Register, and the Fairfax County Inventory of Historic Sites. Currently the site is open only for school or scout tours and during semiannual events.  For more information go to: http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/histhunt/.
http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/gmp/historichuntleyreport.pdf.

Huntley Meadows Park - Just down the street from us!! Huntley Meadows Park is a rich, natural island in the suburban sea of Northern Virginia. Its 1,425 acres harbor majestic forests, wildflower-speckled meadows and vast wetlands bursting with life. Some of the best wildlife watching in the Washington metropolitan area is enjoyed here. From the ½ mile wetland boardwalk trail and observation tower, people have excellent views of beavers, frogs, dragonflies and herons. Huntley Meadows is well known as a prime birding spot, with over 200 species identified in the park. Whether you come to hike, wildlife watch or simply to relax, Huntley Meadows Park will provide you with a premiere nature experience. For events or more information, go to: http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/huntley/.

The Friends of Huntley Meadows Park - The Park is located just down the street from our Community.  Founded in 1985, Friends of Huntley Meadows Park is a nonprofit organization of individuals dedicated to the protection of Fairfax County's premier wetland wildlife sanctuary. The more than 400 members represent an active influential voice for the Park and for open space throughout the county.  For more information and current activities go to http://www.friendsofhuntleymeadows.org.

Groveton Civic Association (GCA) - The Groveton Civic Association's mission is to improve and educate the Groveton community on its rich heritage and connect the neighboring Groveton civic associations together for the betterment of the community. The Virginia State Corporation Commission recognized Groveton Virginia Civic Association as a Non-Stock Corporation Nov 3, 1993.  However, the GCA has known to exist since 1926!  In fact, Groveton has known to exist since 1859!  Join GCA and visit their website at www.GrovetonVa.org.

Historic Beacon Field Airport - This airport was located on Historic Route 1 in the Groveton section of Fairfax County, Virginia, 3.6 miles north of Mount Vernon. The airfield operated from the 1920's and Beacon Field Airport received a license in 1932. Recreational flying, US Mail, military training, post World War II and Korean War GI Bill pilot training, Fixed Based Operator (FBO), and commercial aviation activities were conducted at Beacon Field until the airport closed in 1959.  For more information go to http://www.beaconfieldairport.com/.

Historic Hybla Valley Airport (also known as Alexandria Airport) - This airport was located in the Hybla Valley section of Fairfax County, Virginia, one mile south of the historic Beacon Field Airport. The airfield operated from 1925 and in 1929 was granted the first airport permit in Virginia by the State Corporation Commission.   Hybla Valley Airport also achieved international interest when Zeppelin's Dr. Hugo Eckener and Captain Ernst Lehmann visited the site and announced that Hybla Valley was the ideal site for an American terminus for the Hindenburg's passenger and mail service.  The airfield was also home to a US Navy base, speedway, commercial flights, and pilot training.  For more information go to http://www.hyblavalleyairport.com/.

Franconia Museum - Interested in the past, present, and future of the Franconia area in pictures, artifacts, and stories?  Go to http://www.fairy-lamp.com/Franconia/Franconia_Main.html.  

New Fort Belvoir Community Hospital - Announced several years ago, the new Fort Belvoir Community Hospital has been the centerpiece of the construction effort at Fort Belvoir for the past two years and is now open.  Here is their new website http://www.fbch.capmed.mil/SitePages/Home.aspx.