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Stanley in Page County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Camp Hoover

 
 
Camp Hoover Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2011
1. Camp Hoover Marker
Inscription.
Camp Hoover
has been designated a
National
Historic Landmark

This site possesses national significance
in commemorating the history of the
United States of America
1988
National Park Service
United States Department of the Interior

 
Erected 1988 by National Park Service.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 38° 29.445′ N, 78° 25.234′ W. Marker is in Stanley, Virginia, in Page County. Marker can be reached from Rapidan Road, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is located at Rapidan Camp in Shenandoah National Park, at the end of Rapidan Road. Marker is in this post office area: Stanley VA 22851, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "Here is peace and quietude" (here, next to this marker); Rapidan Camp (here, next to this marker); Town Hall on Town Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Town Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Famous Town Hall Visitors (within shouting
Camp Hoover Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2011
2. Camp Hoover Marker
Camp Hoover was renamed Rapidan Camp (the name it was called by the Hoovers) by Shenandoah National Park. It was the site of Hoover's summer White House.
distance of this marker); “Five Tents” (within shouting distance of this marker); Recreational Pursuits (within shouting distance of this marker); The Mess Hall (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Stanley.
 
Also see . . .
1. President Herbert and Lou Henry Hoover's Rapidan Camp. National Park Service website. (Submitted on August 5, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. Biography of Herbert Hoover. The White House website. (Submitted on August 5, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Notable Places
 
Camp Hoover Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2011
3. Camp Hoover Marker
After leaving office, Herbert Hoover donated this camp to the Federal government to be used by future presidents. Franklin Roosevelt rejected it and instead built what was later named Camp David.
President Hoover's Cabin image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2011
4. President Hoover's Cabin
President Herbert Hoover's cabin is one of only three structures to survive at Camp Hoover.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 410 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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