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DOUTHAT STATE PARK
This park was developed by the National Park Service, Interior Department, through the civilian conservation corps in conjunction with the Virginia Conservation Commission. It covers nearly 4500 acres and was opened, June 15, 1936. It lies in a region once extensively devoted to iron smelting.
Virginia Conservation Commission 1939