Historic Route 1 is home to Fort Belvoir - headquarters of the Army Corps of Engineers - and the main gate to Quantico Marine Corps Base.
Learn About This Legendary Historical Route
The purpose of this website is two-fold: preserve the infrastructure and history of Historic Route 1 and introduce new generations of travelers to this enchanting slice of Americana. The Web site emerged from the efforts of many tourism and political leaders, activists, and special-interest groups committed to celebrating and recognizing Historic Route 1's unique place in the American tapestry.
This site was made possible by the partnership of the following organizations: