Civilian Conservation Corps Camp P-56, Company 1367

Civilian Conservation Corps Camp P-56, Company 1367 (HMIU7)

Location: Dillwyn, VA 23936 Buckingham County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 28.609', W 78° 28.282'

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On this site in July 1933, CCC Camp P~56 Company 1367, opened with an enrollment of 192 Virginia men. The camp, which was organized as one of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's New Deal employment programs, consisted of 52 small barracks, a large dining hall, two garages, and many other buildings. While at this camp, the men constructed 275 miles of forest roads, several bridges, three lookout towers, and numerous recreation buildings. The CCC also provided opportunities for the young men to further their education. In December 1937 "the camp" closed and all the buildings soon were demolished.
HM NumberHMIU7
Marker NumberF 63
Year Placed1997
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 8:08pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 723594 N 4150772
Decimal Degrees37.47681667, -78.47136667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 28.609', W 78° 28.282'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 28' 36.54" N, 78° 28' 16.92" W
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Area Code(s)434, 804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 10464-10800 S James Madison Hwy, Dillwyn VA 23936, US
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