Fauquier County Community
Development and Economic Development will be submitting an
application to the National Park Service for
status for Fauquier County at the end of June, 2008.
is a White House initiative that encourages and supports
community efforts to preserve and enjoy the nationís
priceless cultural and natural heritage. The goals of the
initiative include a greater shared knowledge about the
nationís past, strengthened regional identities and local
pride, increased local participation in preserving the
countryís cultural and natural heritage assets, and support
for the economic vitality of our communities
status would allow the County to apply for special heritage
tourism and preservation grant funds.
As part of the application
process, the National Park Service has asked local
governments to pass a Resolution demonstrating support for
principles. This Resolution does not bind the County to any
specific regulation or funding.