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

Civilian Conservation Corps - Company 2386

 
 
CCC Company 2386 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 18, 2010
1. CCC Company 2386 Marker
Inscription. Located north of this marker is the site of the camp of CCC Company 2386, Beach, Virginia. The camp was organized in 1935 and disbanded in 1942. The company consisted of 2 to 3 military officers, a civilian technical service staff, and approximately 200 enrollees. During its existence, the company built Swift Creek Recreational Area, the forerunner of Pocahontas State Park, and reforested 7,604 acres of land now known as Pocahontas State Forest.
 
Erected 1985 by Department of Conservation and Historic Resources. (Marker Number S 29.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Civilian Conservation Corps marker series.
 
Location. 37° 22.243′ N, 77° 34.721′ W. Marker is in Chesterfield, Virginia, in Chesterfield County. Marker is on State Park Road 0.2 miles north of State Park Road (Virginia Route 780), on the right. Click for map. This marker is located within Pocahontas State Park. Marker is in this post office area: Chesterfield VA 23832, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. CCC Camp Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Pocahontas State Park (approx. half a mile away); Dividends for the Future
Pocahontas State Park image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 18, 2010
2. Pocahontas State Park
(approx. 1.1 miles away); Apostles of Religious Liberty (approx. 3.9 miles away); Chesterfield Court House (approx. 4 miles away); Chesterfield County Courthouse (approx. 4 miles away); Magnolia Grange (approx. 4 miles away); Eleazar Clay (approx. 4.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Chesterfield.
 
Also see . . .
1. Pocahontas State Park. Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation (Submitted on March 21, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

2. Friends of Pocahontas State Park. (Submitted on March 21, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
3. CCC Museum at Pocahontas State Park. Department of Conservation and Recreation (Submitted on March 21, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkGovernmentHorticulture & ForestryNatural Resources
 
CCC Camp Alarm Bell image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 18, 2010
3. CCC Camp Alarm Bell
CCC Water Tower image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 18, 2010
4. CCC Water Tower
CCC Museum at Pocahontas State Park image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 18, 2010
5. CCC Museum at Pocahontas State Park
CCC Museum interior image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 18, 2010
6. CCC Museum interior
Nearby CCC Exhibit image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 18, 2010
7. Nearby CCC Exhibit
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 643 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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