African American Campground Lewis Mountain, Shenandoah National Park
African American campers enjoy Lewis Mountain campground, Shenandoah National Park. Lewis Mountain was a segregated campground for African Americans that operated from 1937-1941, closed during WWII and reopened in 1945. Lewis Mountain and the rest of the Park's facilities were finally desegregated by 1950
circa 1939 - 1950
SubjectSegregation in Shenandoah National Park
Shenandoah National Park “Lewis Mountain and Other Segregated Facilities 1939-1950” Photo Gallery. https://www.nps.gov/media/photo/gallery.htm?id=20B61590-155D-451F-6786CFBCF8DF232B
Melanie Tenorio, “African American Campground Lewis Mountain, Shenandoah National Park,” Appalachian Trail Histories, accessed March 28, 2023, https://appalachiantrailhistory.org/items/show/106.