We were founded to honor the civil rights heroes of Tinner Hill and further the ideals for which they stood.The Tinner Hill Heritage Foundation works to raise awareness of the contributions of African-Americans and other cultures to the development of Falls Church, Fairfax County, the United States, and African descendants in the diaspora, by disseminating information and by providing community services. Learn more about us.
We're working with several dedicated partners to develop a landscape design to commemorate and celebrate the civil rights pioneers who lived in Falls Church.
Our foundation is involved in helping to plan academic curricula locally and to continue advancing educational opportunities for students in Falls Church.
Two fundraising musical concerts round out our Prelude to the Blues series . . . intimate up close and personal blues performances in unique settings leading up to the Annual Tinner Hill Blues Festival. Don't miss your chance to hear, meet and interact face to face with outstanding performers.! ... Read on
The Henderson House was voted "Best History-Related Cache in Northern Virginia" by the Northern Virginia Geocaching Association. The award recognizes the unique container in which a regular sized cache is hidden and the significance of Falls Church CIvil Rights History highlighted at the site.
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This free, fun New Year’s Eve celebration features top area live musicians along with food, fun, games, and dancing.
We’re aiming to be the premiere blues festival in the Washington, DC, metro area, and our lineup proves it!
Co-sponsored by the Washington Post, we encourage students to write persuasive letters as a tribute to E.B. Henderson.
Each February, we host a panel discussion and basketball game featuring the Harlem Magic Masters.