Located north of this marker is the site of the camp of CCC Company 2386, Beach, Virginia. The camp was organized in 1935 and disbanded in 1942. The company consisted of 2 to 3 military officers, a civilian technical service staff, and approximately 200 enrollees. During its existence, the company built Swift Creek Recreational Area, the forerunner of Pocahontas State Park, and reforested 7,604 acres of land now known as Pocahontas State Forest.
Geographic Location: Chesterfield County
Physical Description of Location: Chesterfield Court House, VA 23832. Located on State Park Road, 0.6 miles northwest of the intersection of State Park Road and State Route 655. Marker is on the right when traveling northwest on State Park Road.
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