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Big Meadows Lodge Marker image, Touch for more information
By Bill Coughlin, July 31, 2011
Big Meadows Lodge Marker
Virginia (Madison County), Syria — Big Meadows Lodge
has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior April 28, 1997 — Map (db m45699) HM
Virginia (Madison County), Syria — Civilian Conservation Corps
During the 1930ís, across the meadow from this point was the site of CCC Camp NP-2, Company 350, Camp Fechner. — Map (db m45682) HM
Virginia (Madison County), Syria — Dark Hollow
Hollows cut into the face of the mountain are the work of the streams that flow through them. Down Dark Hollow flows Hog Camp Branch which drains Big Meadows Swamp. Along the Dark Hollow Trail you may see how the stream works to cut its valley . . . — Map (db m45696) HM
Virginia (Madison County), Syria — Getting to know the air you breathe! ó Shenandoah National Park
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, Nothing is going to get better. Itís Not. - The Lorax, Dr. Seuss Every living thing is affected by whatís in the air. To protect and improve air quality, itís vital to know . . . — Map (db m96223) HM
Virginia (Madison County), Syria — Iron Mike
Between 1933 and 1942 more than 10,000 young men served in the Civilian Conservation Corps camps in Shenandoah National Park, These “boys” created the form and fabric of the new park so that future generations could find recreation and . . . — Map (db m45703) HM
Virginia (Madison County), Syria — National Park Service CCC Camps
Six Civilian Conservation Corps camps in the area which became Shenandoah National Park were at Big Meadows, Skyland, Pinnacles, Piney River, Baldface, and Dundo from 1933 to 1942. Camp Fechner, near here, was named in honor of Robert Fechner, . . . — Map (db m13247) HM
Virginia (Madison County), Syria — Skyline Drive Historic District ó 1931 - 1951
Has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior April 28, 1997 — Map (db m68169) HM

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