National Park Service CCC Camps

National Park Service CCC Camps (HM8KM)

Location: Stanley, VA 22851 Madison County
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N 38° 31.098', W 78° 26.159'

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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, first Director of the Corps. It was also the third CCC camp in the nation. Enrollees helped with dozens of conservation projects in Shenandoah.
HM NumberHM8KM
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Date Added Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 9:39am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 723537 N 4266440
Decimal Degrees38.51830000, -78.43598333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 31.098', W 78° 26.159'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 31' 5.88" N, 78° 26' 9.54" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 8901 Story of the Forest Trail, Stanley VA 22851, US
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