Dale City, Virginia: Rest Stop Dedicated by Lady Bird

First Lady Lady Bird Johnson, always willing to help Keep America Beautiful, dedicated this rest stop on May 11, 1965, according to a plaque on a rock.

Dumfries Rest Area

Address:
Interstate Hwy 95 S., Dale City, VA
Directions:
In the Dumfries Rest Area on southbound I-95 at Virginia milepost 156.
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Dumfries Rest Area dedication rock.

Rest Stop Dedicated by Lady Bird

Lady Bird's Rock was recently painted a nice shade of blue!

[Roger Crook, 01/26/2013]

Lady Bird Johnson, first lady of President Johnson, officially dedicated the Dumfries I-95 Rest Area in 1965. We're guessing, but this painted rock probably wasn't what Lady Bird had in mind when she set out on her campaign to beautify America's highways.

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