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Camp Information for S-54-PA
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General Information

Camp Name: Cowans Gap Opened: 5/6/1933
Camp Type: State Park Closed: **/**/1942
Alternate Names: Fox, Richmond Furnace


GPS DD Coordinates: Latitude: 39.997967
Longitude: -77.922217
Modern Directions: The park is between Chambersburg and McConnellsburg. To reach the park from the west; take Exit 180, Fort Littleton, of I-76, then US 522 north to Burnt Cabins and follow signs to the park. From the east; take Exit 189, Willow Hill, of I-76, then PA 75 south to Richmond Furnace and follow signs. From US 30; take PA 75 north at Fort Loudon to Richmond Furnace and follow signs.
Current Landholder: Dept. of Conservation and Natural Resources
Historic Directions: Rt. 75 7 mi. 2 mi. dirt

Location of Closest
Post Office: Richmond Furnace
Telephone: McConnellsburg
Express Mail: Mercersburg
Telegraph: McConnelsburg
Railroad: Richmond Furnace
W J BartschatForester 7/1/1941 to 7/1/1941
W N BatdorfForeman **/**/1939 to **/**/1942
A A BennettSuperintendent **/**/1933 to **/**/****
Van A BrionForeman **/**/1942 to **/**/1942
J A BroadwellEngineer **/**/1938 to **/**/1938
J R BrysonBlacksmith **/**/1938 to **/**/1938
R C ByersMechanic **/**/1938 to **/**/1938
William CrutchleyMechanic **/**/1942 to **/**/1942
Howard L DoveyContract Surgeon **/**/1941 to **/**/1942
Ira FreemanChaplain **/**/1940 to **/**/1940
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Click a Company below to see a list of people within the Company that were at this Camp

Company NumberDates Occupied
3055/6/1933 to **/**/****

Camp Documents
TitleDocument Description
s 54 member list.pdfs 54 member list as compiled by the educator at Cowans Gap State Park from a collection of the camp newsletters.
All CCC Camps Excell From NACCAThis spreadsheet has a listing of all CCC camps by state from the NACCA.


Picture TitleDescription
s-54-co-305-aerial Aerial photo of S-54-PA Company 305

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