Camp Greenbrier – Hines WV

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Located on CCC Road, the Civilian Conservation Corps Camp Greenbrier was set up on private land in Hines, Greenbrier County, West Virginia.

Camp Greenbrier was under W.V. Division of Forestry and occupied by Company 1539, 6/23/1933 – 8/30/1935 and Company 2593, 7/1/1935 – 1/11/1936.

Source notes

Site visit by Ernest Everett Blevins on 3 May 2018.

“Camp Greenbrier, Company 1539 F-13, http://www.wva-ccc-legacy.org/camp_greenbrier.html (accessed 3 May 2018).

"Greenbrier CCC Camps - 1933-1942" http://www.wvgenweb.org/greenbrier/military/ccccamp.html (accessed 8 May 2018).

“CCC Camps West Virginia” http://www.ccclegacy.org/CCC_Camps_West_Virginia.html (accessed 4 May 2018)

“The Civilian Conservation Corps in West Virginia” http://www.wvculture.org/history/greatdepression/ccc.html (accessed 4 May 2018)

Project originally submitted by Ernest Everett Blevins on May 18, 2018.

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Location Info


CCC Road
Hines, WV

Location notes: The camp was along CCC Road. CCC Road is in Hines, Greenbrier County, West Virginia near the old post office. CCC Road runs northeast ward from US 60 (Midland Highway) towards Mill Creek

Coordinates: 37.9747561, -80.7074528

2 comments on “Camp Greenbrier – Hines WV

  1. Willy Lilly

    My dad was in the three c’s in 1934-1935, he was in camp 1539, ole camp greenbrier. But he was not in Hines Wv, he was in Frenchburg ky I have documentations and pictures but no idea why camp greenbrier was in Kentucky ? Any ideas, would be appreciated. Thank you

  2. Kathleen Walston Pagan

    You may want to contact the CCC Legacy for clarification. Here is the website- http://www.ccclegacy.org/
    There is also a Facebook group for persons interested in CCC history. Thanks.

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