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Charley Nicholson was among the residents of what is now Shenandoah National Park land.
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Shenandoah National Park Construction
Construction began on Shenandoah National Park in the 1930s. World War II and other factors prevented much early preservation and interpretation of much of its human history.
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Leader Len Wheat (left) addresses the group, including Bob Pickett (bottom center), Jeremy Ervin (top right) and Steve Bair (bottom right)
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courtesy of Shenandoah National Park
Dogwood and redbud blooms along the Skyline Drive in spring.