Shenandoah National Park Superintendent Jennifer Flynn has announced the release of “The Spirit of the Mountain,” a new web-based interactive curriculum designed to tell the questionable, complex story of the Park’s establishment and its negative and positive effect on the local region.
Rockingham County Supervisor Mike Breeden and Elkton resident Thelma Crawford chatted last Saturday in front of a list of names of 204 county residents shamefully displaced from the Blue Ridge Mountains in the 1920s and '30s to make room for Shenandoah National Park. Rockingham County Supervisor Mike Breeden and Elkton Mayor Wayne Printz broke ground Saturday on a monument honoring many county families and residents who were forcibly driven from their homes to make way for Shenandoah National Park in the 1920s and 1930s.
Has much as we love our two national parks, we do not want to forget the families that gave up their homes in their creation.
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