Near Woodbridge in Prince William County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
"A Pacific Paradise on the Potomac"
Erected by Leesylvania State Park.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Entertainment • Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1957.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Woodbridge VA 22191, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lee’s Woods Historic Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); Freestone Point Earthworks (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); "At the Point of Rock" (about 300 feet away); "Light Horse Harry" Lee (about 300 feet away); The Freestone Point Hunt Club (about 500 feet away); Iron Pulley Wheel (about 600 feet away); The Freestone Fisheries (about 600 feet away); Swimming in Bounty (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Woodbridge.
More about this marker. At the lower left of the marker is a picture of the "S.S. Freestone moored at a newly constructed pier at Freestone Point in 1957."
At the lower right of the marker is a picture of the "frontpiece and portion of the dinner menu from the S.S. Freestone’s dining room."
On the upper right of the marker is a picture of the "Grand Opening Advertisement."
Credits. This page was last revised on July 19, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 12, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,562 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 12, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.