Recreational Center of Front Royal

Recreational Center of Front Royal (HM7RV)

Location: Front Royal, VA 22630 Warren County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 57.833', W 78° 11.123'

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William E. Carson (1870-1942), the first chairman of Virginia State Commission on Conservation and Development, a local resident, spearheaded the development of the recreational center for use by the people and visitors of Front Royal and Warren County. In 1935, the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) began designing and developing the center's facilities, including the golf course and a rustic clubhouse that once stood nearby. The park opened to the public in 1938. Carson and his wife, Agnes H. Carson, donated the land for the park and dedicated it to the memory of their only son, William E. Carson, Jr. who died in 1925.
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HM NumberHM7RV
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Marker NumberJ 12
Year Placed2005
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 4:08am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 743867 N 4316537
Decimal Degrees38.96388333, -78.18538333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 57.833', W 78° 11.123'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 57' 49.98" N, 78° 11' 7.38" W
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Area Code(s)540, 703
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 572-600 Country Club Rd, Front Royal VA 22630, US
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