CCC Camp Site

CCC Camp Site (HMJ7X)

Location: Chesterfield, VA 23832 Chesterfield County
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N 37° 22.27', W 77° 34.746'

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This is the site of the former camp of two Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) companies and a Works Progress Administration (WPA) work force of 300 men who constructed the recreation area along Swift Creek from the spring of 1935 to the summer of 1937. Their work included construction of three group camps, CCC barracks, maintenance buildings, water and sewer facilities, toilets, picnic shelters, camping grounds, foot trails, a day use area, amphitheater, kiln, blacksmith shop and three dams, one of which created Swift Creek Lake. All of these facilities, except Group Camp 7, the CCC barracks and the blacksmith shop remain in some form today.
HM NumberHMJ7X
Series This marker is part of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects series
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 9:41pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 271621 N 4139169
Decimal Degrees37.37116667, -77.57910000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 22.27', W 77° 34.746'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 22' 16.20" N, 77° 34' 44.76" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 10295-10301 State Park Rd, Chesterfield VA 23832, US
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