RESOLUTION

 

A RESOLUTION TO NOMINATE ROUTE 15 IN FAUQUIER COUNTY FOR INCLUSION IN THE STATE’S SCENIC BYWAY SYSTEM

 

            WHEREAS, Route 15 in Fauquier County is a portion of the Journey Through Hallowed Ground corridor that begins in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania and ends at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello near Charlottesville, Virginia; and

 

            WHEREAS, this historic corridor is a gateway to some of the most important places in our country’s history, including Native American and African American historic sites, the homes of our nation’s founders, numerous Civil War battlefields and dozens of historic towns and villages; and

 

            WHEREAS, the portion of Route 15 north of Route 50 to the Potomac River in Loudoun County is designated as a Scenic Byway; and

 

WHEREAS, Fauquier County has several other roadways included in the Scenic Byway program, including a portion of Route 17; now, therefore, be it

 

            RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 13th day of January 2005, That Route 15 in Fauquier County be, and is hereby, nominated for inclusion in the State’s Scenic Byway System.