News & Events

Remembering Green Pastures, June 2 Join us in the John E Hillert Auditorium of The Historic Masonic Theatre at 2:30 on June 2 for Heritage Day's Story Telling Event, Remembering Green Pastures. The audience

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History

In the 1930s the Clifton Forge Chapter of the NAACP requested that the forest service construct a recreation area for used by African-Americans in the area. During this era, segregation

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About

Friends of Green Pastures is dedicated to preserving the integrity of Longdale Recreation Area, formerly known as Green Pastures. We regularly meet in Alleghany County to plan local conservation efforts

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Donate

Please help us in preserving our local National Treasure Green Pastures. At present, the park is in desperate need of repair and maintenance. We hope to raise funds for the restoration of the dam, the picnic shelter, the lake and the bathhouse houses which all need maintenance and repair. Please help us with this initiative to preserve a piece of...

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