Droop, West Virginia

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Droop
Unincorporated community
Droop is located in West Virginia
Droop
Droop
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 38°5′6″N 80°17′5″W / 38.08500°N 80.28472°W / 38.08500; -80.28472Coordinates: 38°5′6″N 80°17′5″W / 38.08500°N 80.28472°W / 38.08500; -80.28472
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Pocahontas
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 24933

Droop is an unincorporated community in Pocahontas County, West Virginia, in the Greenbrier River Valley.

The town is most famous for Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park, site of West Virginia's last significant Civil War battle. The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) constructed the park's trails and buildings in the 1930s, as part of Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal legislation. Today, a small museum on the park grounds houses Civil War artifacts and discusses the park's CCC history.[1] Bi-annually, the West Virginia Reenactors Association reenacts the Droop Mountain battle.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.droopmountainbattlefield.com
  2. ^ http://www.wvra.org

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