As part of the Fairfield's 2003 Centennial Celebration, the City commissioned a documentary video of Fairfield's history. The video highlights significant events and projects that shaped present day Fairfield. Numerous current and past employees, long-time residents, and local Solano County historians were either featured in the video or provided documents and pictures for the project..
Block Map indicating property owners and residents in Downtown Fairfield, CA. Several historic names are present such as: Bunney, Freitas, Garben, Gervas, Glusen, Weir, Wing, and Wolfskill..
Souvenir Program for the 3rd Annual Fairfield-Suisun Rodeo held on May 14th and 15th 1949. Sponsored By The Fairfield-Suisun Chamber of Commerce. General Chairman Frank Higgins. Event Announcer Bud Bentley. [...]
The first step toward a Fairfield Civic Center began on November 24, 1953, when the City CouncIl voted to proceed with purchase from the Federal Government of a thirty-three acre site just north of the City's Central Business District. This site was well known as Wateman Park and had been a World War II temporary housing project of 315 unots with a central recreation center and cafeteria. At the time of purchase the City Council intended that the site become Fairfield's Civic Center. The City Hall building is the largest of the five building complex. [...]
This report presents the findings of a survey of cultural resources located within and adjacent to the proposed downtown redevelopment project area in Fairfield. Although there are no definitive project boundaries at this time, the area of potential impact is not to exceed that shown on the map entitled "Cultural Resources Survey Area -- Central Fairfield." The original historic grid of Fairfield lies entirely within the proposed project area, as do annexations of the immediate post-war period (to the north and east) and more recent annexations (to the south and west). The boundaries on the map constitute the extent of the field work associated with this survey. Prepared by: Charles Hall Page and Associates, INC..
This report is concerned with the status of historic sites and places located in the Central Solano County Planning Area. which includes generally the communities of Fairfield, Suisun City, Green Valley, Suisun Valley, Rockville and Cordelia. When we use terms in this report such as "the Fairfield area," "the planning area" or "the area" we are actually referring collectively to all of these communities in central Solano County. This report is submitted to the Fairfield City Planning Commission to implement recommendations of the Open Space Plan and ConservatIon Element of the Central Solano County General Plan..