National Geographic : 1945 Jul
George Washington's Historic River © National Geographic Society noua roUiiOey 11umau .. a ulv In April, When Wistaria Blossoms on the Arbor, All Is Quiet Along the Potomac This view is from the home of Mrs. William N. Doak, widow of President Hoover's Secretary of Labor. The house sits on the Virginia side of the Potomac Palisades near Chain Bridge. Here the stream is narrow, deep, and treacherous. Three miles beyond, it meets the tide and becomes fat and sluggish.