National Geographic : 1932 Jun
" * Jc_v lOs MAATINSSURG0 O inthe a7 mou s 4t A \wS VALLEY oL I||=ON. O ROYI such places as the Hot Springs country. Historically the Shenan- RASUREG 1 doah Valley is a land of enchantment. Here Washington began his career as a surveyor, soldier, and statesman; here Sam Houston was born and Walter Reed and Lincoln's forbears lived. Here McCor- STOCK mick invented the reaper and Gibbs the lock-stitch sewing machine; T.JACKSON here Jackson's foot cavalry made military history and Sheridan * 'LRAY galloped into fame; at Lexington Lee led his people back into the " EWD KET paths of peace; at Staunton Woodrow Wilson was born. |cBNs Geographically the Valley is rarely located. Forty million people ,|? * ,$,,G are within easy motoring distance; eighty million can reach it by AVERNS" train within twenty-four hours. Splendid i | j( I highways reach all the famous shrines of the ''HALO Piedmont and Tidewater Virginia. The Val- " -. N ley Pike, fast growing into a great three-track so " boulevard, with no interruption to traffic as LEXIN.TN ,LEXINGTON = the new takes the place of the old, is becom ing America's premier highway. LO..l, Excellent golf courses, fine fishing streams, R and famous horseback trails abound. Sum mer nights are cool. s The Shenandoah Valley is indeed a land of ANOKE a thousand lures. Hmere onh,. o..to AS ! Followthis Convenient RoadMap Whether planning your vacation, seeking the o e Lndo aho,.ud Lo finest route between the North and Dixie, or looking for a home in one of America's ideal communities, address: SHE N A N D O A H VALLEY, INCORPORATED, DRAWER SV, STAUNTON, VIRGINIA. WoodrowWilson' Birthplace Staunton, Va. Th¢Apple Country vU" -atnsburg, W. Va. 0ashington's Headquarte Wincheste,Va. SevenBends oftheShenan doah, Woodstock, Va.