“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Fort Valley, Virginia

Clickable Map of Shenandoah County, Virginia and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Shenandoah County, VA (214) Frederick County, VA (209) Page County, VA (88) Rockingham County, VA (91) Warren County, VA (45) Hardy County, WV (43)  ShenandoahCounty(214) Shenandoah County (214)  FrederickCounty(209) Frederick County (209)  PageCounty(88) Page County (88)  RockinghamCounty(91) Rockingham County (91)  WarrenCounty(45) Warren County (45)  HardyCountyWest Virginia(43) Hardy County (43)
Woodstock is the county seat for Shenandoah County
Fort Valley is in Shenandoah County
      Shenandoah County (214)  
      Frederick County (209)  
      Page County (88)  
      Rockingham County (91)  
      Warren County (45)  
      Hardy County, West Virginia (43)  
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1Virginia (Shenandoah County), Fort Valley — Birthplace of the CCCCamp Roosevelt, NF-1
The Army with Shovels. By 1933, the Great Depression had demoralized the nation. Millions of young men were unemployed and families were starving. On March 9, 1933 Franklin Delano Roosevelt created the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC). Its . . . Map (db m10158) HM
2Virginia (Shenandoah County), Fort Valley — Blacksmith Shop
Each CCC Camp had a blacksmith shop where they forged and repaired tools. Items such as fireplace tools, hinges or lantern poles were crafted for use in the camp. In 1940 the CCC printed an educational handbook called Blacksmithing. Unit No. . . . Map (db m94568) HM
3Virginia (Shenandoah County), Fort Valley — Camp Barracks
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.Map (db m65483) HM
4Virginia (Shenandoah County), Fort Valley — Fort Valley Church of God in Christ Jesus1878            1949 — Seven Fountains Virginia —
This building was erected in the year of Our Lord nineteen hundred and forty-nine by the Brethren of the Church of God in Christ Jesus, organized November 2, 1878 at Dry Run Meeting House. It was dedicated to God by Elder G. E. Marsh on July . . . Map (db m102476) HM
5Virginia (Shenandoah County), Fort Valley — Mess HallCamp Roosevelt, NF-1
Good and plentiful food was a rare treat for many Americans during the Great Depression. The Mess Hall served over 200 men a day and enrollees gained an average of 15 pounds during their stay. In addition to regular meals, the Mess Hall was a hub of . . . Map (db m65739) HM
6Virginia (Shenandoah County), Fort Valley — Robert Fechner Memorial Forest
"By virtue of the authority vested in me as president of the United States...the Massanutten Unit of George Washington National Forest is hereby designated as the Robert Fechner Memorial Forest in honor of Robert Fechner, the first director of the . . . Map (db m65487) HM
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7Virginia (Shenandoah County), Fort Valley — When Pig Iron was King
The Elizabeth Furnace Cabin This cabin is one of the few wooden structures remaining from the early 1800s when Elizabeth Furnace was active and pig iron was king. In its heyday, Elizabeth Furnace pig iron supported an entire community. The . . . Map (db m3102) HM
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Oct. 5, 2022