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

Famous Town Hall Visitors

 
 
Famous Town Hall Visitors Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2011
1. Famous Town Hall Visitors Marker
Inscription. Many famous individuals were invited to visit the Presidentís retreat on the Rapidan River. Among these was Charles A. Lindbergh, the first aviator to fly non-stop from New York to Paris, France in 1927. Lindbergh donated the large parchment lamp shade (seen in the photograph) that contained a map showing his flight routes to many places throughout the world, up to the time he visited the camp.
 
Erected by National Park Service.
 
Location. 38° 29.442′ N, 78° 25.208′ 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 the Rapidan Fire 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. Town Hall (here, next to this marker); Town Hall on Town Hall (here, next to this marker); Recreational Pursuits (a few steps from this marker); The Mess Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); The Prime Ministerís Cabin (within shouting distance of this
Famous Town Hall Visitors Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2011
2. Famous Town Hall Visitors Marker
marker); Camp Hoover (within shouting distance of this marker); "Here is peace and quietude" (within shouting distance of this marker); Rapidan Camp (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stanley.
 
More about this marker. A photograph on the marker shows the interior of Town Hall. The lamp described on the marker can be seen in the photo.
 
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
 
Famous Town Hall Visitors Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2011
3. Famous Town Hall Visitors Marker
The cabin used by President Herbert Hoover can be seen in the background of this photo.
Markers at Camp Hoover image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2011
4. Markers at Camp Hoover
Several markers are found at this location. The Famous Town Hall Visitors marker can be seen on the left.
 
 
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 286 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 5, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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