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The ten cent car


The ten cent car story is one supported by an oral history with John M. Sherwood who was interviewed by William Page Johnson II on June 27, 2008.…

Sherwood's Tourist Home


When John Sherwood returned home in 1937 from his freshman year at The University of Virginia, his father Albert was just finishing up construction on…

Basics of archives and special collections


Housed in The Fairfax County Public Library's Virginia Room are maps, an extensive photographic archive, local newspapers, rare books, genealogical…

Tyson's Corner


In 1905, John Sherwood's grandparents, Henry and Savilla Myers, purchased property at the intersection of Routes 7 and 123. The area was known then as…

Kamp Washington


The Kamp Washington tourist court was located at the intersection of Little River Turnpike and Lee Highway on the edge of the Town of Fairfax.