Blacksmith Shop

Blacksmith Shop (HM1S65)

Location: Fort Valley, VA 22652 Shenandoah County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 43.758', W 78° 31.086'

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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. Hand Forging used in enroll training courses.

(left) Local experienced Man teaching enrollees at Camp Roosevelt using materials forged in the Blacksmith Shop.

(right) Camp Roosevelt, NF-1
Civilian Conservation Camp Layout-1941
HM NumberHM1S65
Placed ByUS Forest Service, Department of Agriculture
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Date Added Thursday, May 12th, 2016 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 715743 N 4289661
Decimal Degrees38.72930000, -78.51810000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 43.758', W 78° 31.086'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 43' 45.48" N, 78° 31' 5.16" W
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Area Code(s)540
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near State Rte 675, Fort Valley VA 22652, US
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