Camp DavidCamp David
official retreat of the President of the U.S., in N Md., c. 70 mi (113 km) northwest of Washington, D.C.
Origin of Camp Davidrenamed by President; president Eisenhower after his grandson, David Eisenhower
A presidential retreat on Catoctin Mountain in northern Maryland north-northwest of Washington, DC. It was established by Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1942 as Shangri-La. Dwight D. Eisenhower renamed it Camp David in honor of his grandson.