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Mount Vernon

The Mount Vernon Memorial Highway was authorized by Congress May 23, 1928 as an activity of the United States Commission for the celebration of the two hundredth anniversary of the birth of George Washington.  The highway was designed and constructed under the direction of the United States Department of Agriculture Bureau of Public Roads.  Construction started September 12, 1929.  Opened to traffic January 16, 1932.  This highway was formally dedicated to the service of the people November 15, 1932. Picture 69 of 69
Plaque commerating the Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, dedicated in 1932.
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