CPS Camp Number 039

CPS Camp Number 039

Technical Agency: National Park Service


CPS Camp No. 39, a National Park Service base camp located south of Galax, Virginia and operated by Mennonite Central Committee opened in June 1942 and closed in March 1943. The men maintained the Blue Ridge Parkway and fought fires.


  • Location: Galax, Virginia | Opened: June 1942 | Closed: March 1943