Civilian Conservation Corps Company 1371

Civilian Conservation Corps Company 1371 (HM58A)

Location: Virginia Beach, VA 23451
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 55.103', W 76° 3.208'

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Seashore State Park at Cape Henry, now known as First Landing State Park, was built by an all African American regiment of the Civilian Conservation Corps, a New Deal-era relief program that employed young men ages 17 to 25. The CCC program provided food, clothing, medical care, and educational opportunities for men caught in the financial turmoil of the Great Depression. Company 1371 constructed more than 20 miles of trails, drained the marsh, built cabins, and planted a wide variety of trees and shrubs. In 1944, the CCC disbanded in response to recuitment efforts for WWII.
HM NumberHM58A
Marker NumberKV 15-a
Year Placed2008
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 19th, 2014 at 5:38pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 406165 N 4086336
Decimal Degrees36.91838333, -76.05346667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 55.103', W 76° 3.208'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 55' 6.18" N, 76° 3' 12.48" W
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Area Code(s)757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 10342-10364 Live Oak Trail, Virginia Beach VA 23451, US
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