Civilian Conservation Camp Corp ~ Camp F - 11 Custer
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N 43° 46.185 W 103° 31.968
13T E 618085 N 4847346
Quick Description: The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) was a work relief program for young men established in March 1933 during President Franklin D. Roosevelt's first hundred days in office.
Location: South Dakota, United States
Date Posted: 8/9/2006 10:53:05 AM
Waymark Code: WMKJ8
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GPX Navigators
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Long Description:
It was part of the New Deal designed to combat the poverty and unemployment of the Great Depression. The CCC became one of the most popular New Deal programs among the general public. The young men did heavy construction work and did not receive any training. The Indian Division was a major relief agency for Indian reservations.

Camp F-11 was part of a national ccc program to renovate forests and build more recreation areas. Work projects included tree thinning, pruning and planting, fire prevention and suprression, rodent, disease and insect control, grazing land improvement and recreation area development. They also removed dead and diseases trees and flammable debris from forests. They built Glen Erin Dam, fire trails and firebreaks.
Marker Name: Civilian Conservation Corps Camp

Marker Type: Roadside

Marker Text: Not listed

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