• Visitors bask in a golden sunset at Dickey Ridge Visitor Center in Shenandoah National Park


    National Park Virginia

Journaling Jumpstarts

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A modern photo of the Brown House, with the trout pond in the foreground.

Ed Knepley

Use these questions to jumpstart your journaling about the Introduction Movie you just watched:
  1. If you could choose your perfect getaway spot, where would it be?
  2. What would you do while you were there?
  3. Who would you bring with you?
  4. What would you take?
  5. Create an image of your perfect getaway.

When you have finished your journal entries,
click here to go to Lesson 1.

Did You Know?

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt visiting the CCC camps in Shenandoah 1933, taking time to have lunch with enrollees at Big Meadows.

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt visited the Civilian Conservation Corps camp at Big Meadows in August 1933 and returned to Big Meadows in July 1936 to dedicate Shenandoah National Park.