Babcock State Park: Park Headquarters and Administration Building – Clifftop WV

Description

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) built the Park Headquarters and Administration Building in Babcock State Park, Clifftop WV.

Babcock State Park contains 46 New Deal/CCC era resources on 4,127 acres near Clifftop, Fayette County, West Virginia. The land was purchased from the Babcock Coal & Coke Company to create a state park. CCC Company 1522 established Camp Beaver on 14 May 1934 lasting until 14 August 1937. Camp Lee was occupied by CCC Company 532 on 10 July 1935, and remained active until late 1941 or early 1942.

Source notes

West Virginia Historic Property Inventory (https://mapwv.gov/shpo/docs/PDFs/ArchitecturalSites/FA-0166.pdf), accessed May 2020.

"New Deal Resources in West Virginia State Parks and State Forests," (http://www.wvculture.org/shpo/nr/pdf/cover/6451099.pdf), accessed May 2020.

Project originally submitted by Ernest Everett Blevins on May 7, 2020.

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Location Info


Park Road 804
Clifftop Vicinity, West Virginia unknown

Coordinates: 38.0042804, -80.9439848

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