Near Luray in Page County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Civilian Conservation Camp
Location. 38° 34.469′ N, 78° 23.043′ W. Marker is near Luray, Virginia, in Page County. Marker is on Skyline Drive, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Located at the Timber Hollow Overlook in Shenandoah National Park. Marker is in this post office area: Luray VA 22835, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A Home Away From Home? (approx. 0.8 miles away); Construction of the Skyline Drive (approx. 0.8 miles away); Appalachian Trail High Point (approx. 1.8 miles away); Visiblity-Endangered? (approx. 2.8 miles away); Stony Man (approx. 2.8 miles away); Old Man in the Mountain (approx. 2.8 miles away); Guarding the Past (approx. 3.2 miles away); Stonewall Jackson's Marches (approx. 3½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Luray.
Also see . . . Civilian Conservation Corps Legacy. One of President Roosevelt's "Alphabet Soup" of programs started during the great depression, perhaps its most lasting legacy is the sense of conservation and environmentalism in America today. (Submitted on November 2, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • Charity & Public Work •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 2, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 772 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 2, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.