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Berea in Stafford County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Civilian Conservation Corps Company 2363

 
 
Civilian Conservation Corps Company 2363 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin White, August 30, 2007
1. Civilian Conservation Corps Company 2363 Marker
Inscription. Here at Berea, during the Great Depression, was the site of Civilian Conservation Corps Company 2363. This camp, one of many in Virginia, was organized in 1935 and disbanded in 1940. During its existance, the company strung farm fences, planted trees, fought forest fires, and instructed farmers in the practice of soil conservation. The CCC, one of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal agencies, was created in 1933 to provide public service jobs for unemployed young men. Roosevelt later noted that the recruits “grew with purpose and principle” and predicted that they would serve their communities and country with distinction.
 
Erected 1994 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number E-85.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Civilian Conservation Corps marker series.
 
Location. 38° 21.619′ N, 77° 31.198′ W. Marker is in Berea, Virginia, in Stafford County. Marker is on Warrenton Road (U.S. 17) near Greenbank and Berea Church Roads (County Route 656), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fredericksburg VA 22406, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow
Civilian Conservation Corps and two other Markers image. Click for full size.
By Kevin White, August 30, 2007
2. Civilian Conservation Corps and two other Markers
flies. The Mud March (here, next to this marker); Fredericksburg Campaign (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Mud March (approx. 1.7 miles away); War Balloons (approx. 1.7 miles away); Original Bell of Hulls Memorial Baptist Church (approx. 2.2 miles away); Hulls Memorial Baptist Church (approx. 2.3 miles away); Milton Snellings (approx. 2.3 miles away); Hunter’s Iron Works (approx. 2.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Berea.
 
Categories. 20th CenturyCharity & Public Work
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,483 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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