A Brief History of Reston, Virginia 

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Reston's Founder

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Simon's Seven Goals for Reston

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A Master Plan Created 1962
Reston's Beginning-Lake Anne Village Center 1964 
The Gulf Oil Years 1967-1977
The Mobil Oil Years 1978-1996
Reston Today

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WANT TO KNOW MORE ABOUT RESTON’S HISTORY?

  • What the area was like before Reston was Reston including why streets in Reston have names like Wiehle, Baron Cameron, Bowman, and Sunset Hills

  • The development of Reston Town Center

  • How Carnegie Hall connects to Reston’s history

  • How Restonians have impacted Reston's development

  • And much much more!

Read books about Reston’s History:

Reston Historic Trust & Museum

Lake Anne Plaza

1639 Washington Plaza

Reston, VA  20190

703-709-7700

info@restonmuseum.org 

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