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

Camp John J. Pershing

Civilian Conservation Corps Company 1370-2386

 
 
Camp John J. Pershing Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, August 21, 2010
1. Camp John J. Pershing Marker
Inscription. Near here is the original site of C.C.C. Company 1370-2386, known as Camp John J. Pershing, from 1933 to 1935, when it was moved to Nottoway County. Among the most popular New Deal programs, the Civilian Conservation Corps was designed to encourage conservation of natural resources and employment training during the Great Depression. C.C.C. Company 1370-2386 built roads, fire trails, and fire towers, and carried out extensive reforestation efforts in this county.
 
Erected 1987 by Virginia Department of Conservation and Historic Resources. (Marker Number KG-14.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Civilian Conservation Corps marker series.
 
Location. 37° 19.247′ N, 80° 37.986′ W. Marker is in Pembroke, Virginia, in Giles County. Marker is at the intersection of Virginia Avenue (U.S. 460) and Snidow Street, on the right when traveling east on Virginia Avenue. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pembroke VA 24136, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Snidow's Ferry (approx. 2.4 miles away); Eggleston's Springs (approx. 2.6 miles away); Pearisburg
Wide view of the Camp John J. Pershing Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, August 21, 2010
2. Wide view of the Camp John J. Pershing Marker
(approx. 5.6 miles away); First Court of Giles County (approx. 6.8 miles away); Mountain Evangelist (approx. 6.9 miles away); Old-Fashioned Camp Meeting (approx. 7.9 miles away); Giles County / Montgomery County (approx. 8.9 miles away); Woods’ Fort (approx. 9 miles away in West Virginia).
 
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Categories. Horticulture & ForestryMan-Made Features
 
 
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