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Green Pastures recreation area (segregated, near Clifton Forge). C.M. Wood was administrator, then Harry Walker Wood.

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 81

Scope and Contents

This file consists of a pamphlet detailing the location and offerings of Green Pastures Recreation Area- a segregated park for Black people located near Clifton Forge- and an article from the Roanoke Times detailing the efforts to preserve the park located in the Alleghany Highlands. The pamphlet includes descriptions of the physical features of the park, available activities, hours of operation, and hand-drawn maps of the area.


  • Creation: Inclusive 1910-1975
  • Creation: Majority of material found within Bulk 1910-1940



From the Collection: 4 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Series: English

Repository Details

Part of the Washington and Lee University, University Library Special Collections and Archives Repository

204 W. Washington St.
Lexington VA 24450 USA