ⓘ Camp Withycombe


ⓘ Camp Withycombe

Camp Withycombe, located in Clackamas County, Oregon, United States, was originally established as Camp Benson after Governor Frank W. Benson, but was later renamed Camp Withycombe during World War I for Governor James Withycombe.

Originally known as range Clackamas rifle, it was created as a training camp in 1909 and expanded during the First world war, during which he served as the headquarters of the National guard, a Central supply depot and training center. Pendleton, Oregon photographer Walter S. Bowman photographed camp Benson in the early 20th century.

In the 1930-ies, the camp was the warehouse. Some of the buildings in the camp, such as the adjutant generals building in 1938, was built by the administration of the works progress WPA.

The camp still serves as a training center, supply warehouse and equipment repair facility for the National guard, but the shooting range is closed.

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