This park was developed by the National Park Service, Interior Department, through the Civilian Conservation Corps, in conjunction with the Virginia Conservation Commission. It covers 1200 acres and was opened, June 15, 1936. Near by is Occaneechee Island where Nathaniel Bacon defeated the Indians in 1676.
Geographic Location: Halifax County
Physical Description of Location: Scottsburg, VA 24589. Located on James D. Hagwood Hwy (Hwy 360), less than 1/5 of a mile north of the intersection of James D. Hagwood Hwy (Hwy 360) and Scottsburg Road (Rt. 344). Marker is on the left when traveling north on James D. Hagwood Hwy (Hwy 360).
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