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Near Grottoes in Rockingham County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Civilian Conservation Corps

 
 
Civilian Conservation Corps Marker image. Click for full size.
By Charles T. Harrell, August 9, 2011
1. Civilian Conservation Corps Marker
Inscription. During the 1930s, this area was the site of CCC Camp NP-27, which was moved into Shenandoah National Park from Grottoes, Virginia.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Civilian Conservation Corps marker series.
 
Location. 38° 14.08′ N, 78° 43.097′ W. Marker is near Grottoes, Virginia, in Rockingham County. Marker can be reached from Dundo Picnic Grounds. Click for map. Marker is located in the Dundo Picnic Ground (milepost 83.7) in Shenandoah National Park. Marker is in this post office area: Grottoes VA 24441, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Big Run Watershed (approx. 1.5 miles away); Appalachian Trail (approx. 1.5 miles away); Nature Without Us, For Us (approx. 2.3 miles away); Shenandoah’s Deer (approx. 3.6 miles away); Skyline Drive (approx. 3.6 miles away); Rekindling Nature (approx. 4.2 miles away); Port Republic (approx. 5.3 miles away); a different marker also named Port Republic (approx. 5.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Grottoes.
 
Categories. 20th CenturyCharity & Public Work
 
Civilian Conservation Corps Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 15, 2016
2. Civilian Conservation Corps Marker
Marker in the Dundo Picnic Ground image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 15, 2016
3. Marker in the Dundo Picnic Ground
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Charles T. Harrell of Woodford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 392 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Charles T. Harrell of Woodford, Virginia.   2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on July 23, 2016.
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