Historic Overlay District for Thoroughfare


Type: Development Policy Amendment РZoning Text Amendment


The Prince William County Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism and the Department of Planning will host a public meeting on the Thoroughfare Community History Project on Tuesday, August 31st at 6:00pm at the Haymarket-Gainesville Library located at 14870 Lightner Rd, Haymarket, VA 20169. The Thoroughfare Community History Project was initiated by the Prince William Board of County Supervisors on June 15, 2021. The study will focus on the Thoroughfare area westward along Route 55/John Marshall Highway to Thoroughfare Gap. You are receiving this notice because property you own is in or adjacent the study area. This project will include a survey of the history of the Thoroughfare community through oral histories, architectural study, and an archaeological assessment. The County will work with the community, property owners and stake holders throughout this research project. County staff and the lead cultural resource consultant for the project will be on hand to review the scope of research, timeline and expectations and goals.


Justin Patton – [email protected]

Aisha Medina – [email protected]