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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.
Photographed 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 1930’s, across the meadow from this point was the site of CCC Camp NP-2, Company 350, Camp Fechner.
 
Erected by National Park Service.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Charity & Public Work. In addition, it is included in the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) series list.
 
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. Marker is in Shenandoah National Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Syria VA 22743, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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); Mountain Contrast (approx. 0.2 miles away); Iron Mike (approx. 0.2 miles away); National Park Service CCC Camps (approx. Ό mile away); Dark Hollow (approx. half a mile away); Getting to know the air you breathe! (approx. 0.6 miles away);
CCC Marker at Big Meadows image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2011
2. CCC Marker at Big Meadows
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Big Meadows Lodge (approx. 0.9 miles away); Stonewall Jackson's Marches (approx. 1½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Syria.
 
Also see . . .  Civilian Conservation Corps. (Submitted on August 6, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
 
Marker on Rapidan Road image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2011
3. Marker on Rapidan Road
Big Meadows image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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 was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 5, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 452 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 5, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   2, 3, 4. submitted on August 6, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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Aug. 12, 2022