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Where In The World: Finding Rapidan

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So, you're a multi-millionaire and the President of the United States and you want to buy a place to go on the weekends. Where would you look for your perfect getaway? In 1929, President Herbert Hoover and his wife, Lou chose Rapidan Camp.

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Did You Know?

The lineal white markings on this spotted skunk run both horizontal and vertical.

Shenandoah National Park may be one of the few places where you could see a spotted skunk sitting under a gray birch tree. The spotted skunk is at the northern part of its range while the gray birch is at the southern part of its range.