June 17, 2012

Rapidan Camp Introduced by Markers

Hoover's Camp, Shenandoah National Park

Rapidan Camp then & now

Map shows roads, trails, and structures

"Shortly after his election in 1928, Herbert C. Hoover and his wife, Lou Henry, expressed the desire for a weekend retreat – a place where they could find respite from the demands of Washington life and be rejuvenated by “the blessings of nature.” Here among the trees and trout streams they established their rustic summer camp."

Here is peace and quietude.See the rest of the text on HMDB.

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