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1649

Fairfax lands originated in grant by King Charles II

1719

Thomas Lord Fairfax became sole proprietor of the Fairfax lands, one of the largest land grants in American history

1733

General Assembly attacked the Fairfax proprietorship

1746

George Fairfax accompanied the survey party that established the Fairfax line and placed the Fairfax Stone

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1747

Lord Fairfax moved permanently to Virginia

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1752

Lord Fairfax established his residence, Greenway Court, near Winchester, Virginia

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1776

Virginia abolished quitrents and excepted Fairfax's proprietary

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1779

Virginia seized property belonging to British subjects in the state excluding Fairfax

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Dec 09, 1781

Lord Fairfax died at Greenway Court

1785

Virginia Assembly abolished the Fairfax proprietary

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