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

The Creel

 
 
The Creel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2011
1. The Creel Marker
Inscription. The Creel was occupied by two of President Hoover’s Chief Aids, Larry Richey, a former F.B.I. agent, was assigned to guard the President and became his personal “secretary” or manager. He assumed great responsibility for the detailed arrangements necessary for the safety and comfort of the Chief Executive as he moved about the country. The President’s personal physician Joel T. Boone, Jr. (Vice Admiral, Retired) shared these quarters with Mr. Richey.
 
Erected by National Park Service.
 
Location. 38° 29.462′ N, 78° 25.202′ W. Marker is in Stanley, Virginia, in Page County. Marker can be reached from Rapidan Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch 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. The Mess Hall (a few steps from this marker); Outdoor Fireplace (within shouting distance of this marker); Famous Town Hall Visitors (within shouting distance of this marker); Town Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Town Hall on Town Hall
Marker at Rapidan Camp image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2011
2. Marker at Rapidan Camp
(within shouting distance of this marker); Recreational Pursuits (within shouting distance of this marker); Camp Hoover (within shouting distance of this marker); "Here is peace and quietude" (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stanley.
 
More about this marker. A photo of the Creel cabin appears at the bottom of the marker.
 
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 Buildings
 
The Creel Cabin image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2011
3. The Creel Cabin
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 5, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 321 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 5, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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