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Civilian Conservation Corps Company 2347 W-215 | Marker History

Civilian Conservation Corps Company 2347 Marker, W-215

Here at Burnley's Farm was the site of Camp Monticello, CCC Company 2347, Boswell's Tavern, Virginia. The camp, originally located near Rocky Mount, Virginia, was moved here in the fall of 1939 and remained until it was dismantled on 18 September 1942, during World War II. It provided work for about two hundred young men from Pennsylvania near the end of the Great Depression. Their responsibilities included clearing forest trails, fighting fires, and stringing and repairing farm fences. They also helped to construct the Skyline Drive.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1995
Region: Blue Ridge and Central Piedmont Region
Geographic Location: Louisa County
Physical Description of Location: Gordonsville, VA 22942. Located on Louisa Road (Hwy 33), less than 1/5 of a mile east of the intersection of Louisa Road (Hwy 33) and James Madison Hwy (Hwy 15). Marker is on the right when traveling east on Louisa Road (Hwy 33).
GPS Location: 38.070459,-78.185661
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