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Near Syria in Madison County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Civilian Conservation Corps

 
 
Civilian Conservation Corps Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2011
1. Civilian Conservation Corps Marker
Camp Fechner was named after Robert Fechner, the Director of the CCC from 1933-30.
Inscription.
During the 1930s, across the meadow from this point was the site of CCC Camp NP-2, Company 350, Camp Fechner.
 
Erected by National Park Service.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Civilian Conservation Corps marker series.
 
Location. 38° 30.981′ N, 78° 26.396′ W. Marker is near Syria, Virginia, in Madison County. Marker is on Rapidan Road east of Skyline Drive, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in Shenandoah National Park. Marker is in this post office area: Syria VA 22743, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Skyline Drive Historic District (approx. 0.2 miles away); Iron Mike (approx. 0.2 miles away); National Park Service CCC Camps (approx. mile away); Dark Hollow (approx. half a mile away); Getting to know the air you breathe! (approx. 0.6 miles away); Big Meadows Lodge (approx. 0.9 miles away); Jackson's Last Mountain Crossing (approx. 1.5 miles away but has been reported missing); Stonewall Jackson's Marches (approx. 1.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Syria.
 
Also see . . .  Civilian Conservation Corps. (Submitted on August 6, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
CCC Marker at Big Meadows image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2011
2. CCC Marker at Big Meadows

 
Categories. Charity & Public Work
 
Marker on Rapidan Road image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2011
3. Marker on Rapidan Road
Big Meadows image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2011
4. Big Meadows
This photo looks north into Big Meadows, towards the location of CCC Camp Fechner.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 335 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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