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Fort Valley in Shenandoah County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Camp Barracks

 
 
Camp Barracks Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 12, 2013
1. Camp Barracks Marker
Inscription. Camp Roosevelt, NF-1 had six military style barracks where enrollees slept on iron cots. Each barracks held 48 young, poor and previously unemployed men. This is the site of Barracks A.
 
Erected by US Forest Service.
 
Location. 38° 43.81′ N, 78° 31.052′ W. Marker is in Fort Valley, Virginia, in Shenandoah County. Marker can be reached from Camp Roosevelt Road (Virginia Route 675) south of Chrisman Hollow Road (Virginia Route 211), on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Located in Camp Roosevelt Recreation Area in the George Washington National Forest. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Valley VA 22652, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Robert Fechner Memorial Forest (a few steps from this marker); Birthplace of the CCC (within shouting distance of this marker); Mess Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Blacksmith Shop (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mauck Meeting House (approx. 5 miles away); Calendine (approx. 5 miles away); Fort Philip Long (approx. 5.1 miles away); Fisher’s Hill and Yager’s Mill (approx. 5.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Valley.
 
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Camp Barracks Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 12, 2013
2. Camp Barracks Marker
Barracks D, 1935 image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 12, 2013
3. Barracks D, 1935
Close-up of photo on marker
Interior of Barracks A, 1935 image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 12, 2013
4. Interior of Barracks A, 1935
Close-up of photo on marker
Camp Roosevelt, NF-1 Camp Layout - 1941 image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 12, 2013
5. Camp Roosevelt, NF-1 Camp Layout - 1941
Close-up of map on marker
Foundation of Barracks A image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 12, 2013
6. Foundation of Barracks A
"Barracks" Sign image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 12, 2013
7. "Barracks" Sign
Camp Roosevelt Recreation Area<br>George Washington National Forest image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 12, 2013
8. Camp Roosevelt Recreation Area
George Washington National Forest
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 288 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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