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

Mountain Streams in the Camp

 
 
Mountain Streams in the Camp Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2011
1. Mountain Streams in the Camp Marker
Inscription. Hemlock Run, the small artificial stream that flowed through the cabin area was created by a small diversion dam. This dam was built upstream from the cabin area across Laurel Prong. Laurel Prong and Mill Prong join just below the Presidentís Cabin to form the Rapidan River which is a tributary of the Rappahannock River which flows southeast into the Chesapeake Bay.
 
Erected by National Park Service.
 
Location. 38° 29.426′ N, 78° 25.193′ 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 Prime Ministerís Cabin (here, next to this marker); A Rather Biggish Establishment (a few steps from this marker); Recreational Pursuits (a few steps from this marker); Famous Town Hall Visitors (within shouting distance of this marker); Town Hall (within shouting distance of this marker);
Mountain Streams in the Camp Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2011
2. Mountain Streams in the Camp Marker
Town Hall on Town Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); The Presidentís Quarters (within shouting distance of this marker); Outdoor Fireplace (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 Hemlock Run in Camp Hoover 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 Places
 
Marker at Camp Hoover image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2011
3. Marker at Camp Hoover
The Mountain Streams in the Camp marker is seen here on the left next to a bridge over the now dry Hemlock Run. The Prime Minister's cabin is visible in the background.
 
 
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 322 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 5, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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