CPS Camp Number 121

CPS Camp Number 121

Technical Agency: National Park Service


CPS Camp No, 121, a National Park Service base camp located near Bedford, Virginia and operated by the Brethren Service Committee, opened in February 1944 and closed in June 1946. The men improved a portion of the Blue Ridge Parkway, fought fires, maintained fire towers and equipment, and built roads and trails.


  • Location: Bedford, Virginia | Opened: February 1944 | Closed: June 1946