Camp Family Homestead

Camp Family Homestead (HM1BE2)

Location: Franklin, VA 23851
Country: United States of America

N 36° 41.107', W 76° 56.132'

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George Camp, Jr. (1793-1879) acquired this land in 1826. Several of his children incorporated the Camp Manufacturing Company in 1887 to operate sawmills. The company expanded into a wood product manufacturing company and later a paper mill. It became the largest employer in the region with operations in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Florida. In 1956, the company merged with Union Bag and Paper Company of New York, which became a part of International Paper in 1999. The Federal-style dwelling here was moved to this site early in the 1930s to replace the earlier family home that had burned in 1931.
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HM NumberHM1BE2
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Marker NumberU 131
Year Placed2004
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 3:29pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 327066 N 4061687
Decimal Degrees36.68511667, -76.93553333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 41.107', W 76° 56.132'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 41' 6.42" N, 76° 56' 7.92" W
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Area Code(s)757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-299 Homestead Rd, Franklin VA 23851, US
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