McLean, Virginia: George Bush Center for Intelligence

Green highway sign was an irresistible photo op magnet for late 20th century oxymoron fans, if not fans of the man himself (Bush Sr, head of the CIA before before he was U.S. VP and President).
Address:
Savile Lane, McLean, VA
Directions:
North side of Dolley Madison Blvd at the intersection of Savile Lane. Dolley Madison Blvd is a busy road, so turn onto Savile Lane and park safely along the shoulder.
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George Bush Center for Intelligence

This isn't really an attraction/destination -- just a sign for a CIA building. It's not a convenient/safe place to stop to take photos.

[caitlin, 06/27/2017]

This sign seemed funnier in the 1990s.

George Bush Center for Intelligence.

George Bush Center for Intelligence

The center is named for George H.W. Bush, who served as the head of the CIA from 1976-1977. However, being that his middle initials are left out of the name of the center and therefore off of the roadside sign, the opportunity is there to poke fun at his oft-lampooned son, George W. Bush. The Internet has plenty of images and humorous memes that target the sign and the 43rd president.

[Kurt Deion, 06/22/2015]
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