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Kanawha State Forest

Sep 21, 1937

The West Virginia Conservation Commission acquired 6,705 acres in Kanawha County to create Kanawha State Forest

Apr 06, 1938

Camp Kanawha of the Civilian Conservation Corps was established at the mouth of Shrewsbury Hollow

Jun 30, 1942

CCC Camp Kanawha closed at the onset of WWII

Other events that happened on or around June 30, 1942


Reported that Kanawha State Forest holds 574 species from 292 genera representing 93 families of fauna

Other events that happened on or around 1966


An additional 2,500 acres were acquired for Kanawha State Forest

Other events that happened on or around 1973

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