Camp Roosevelt, NF-1The Army with Shovels.By 1933, the Great Depression had demoralized the nation. Millions of young men were unemployed and families were starving. On March 9, 1933 Franklin Delano Roosevelt created the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC). Its purpose was twofold—conservation of our natural resources and salvage of our men.
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|Placed By||The Lee Ranger District, George Washington National Forest|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 10:35am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 715836 N 4289742|
|Decimal Degrees||38.73000000, -78.51700000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 43.8', W 78° 31.02'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 43' 48.00" N, 78° 31' 1.20" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 506 State Rte 675, Fort Valley VA 22652, US|
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