Civilian Conservation Corps Camp - Alcester
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N 43° 01.516 W 096° 37.683
14T E 693258 N 4766350
Quick Description: Camp SCS-3 (DPE-211 in 1934) located in city park of NE Alcester, companies: 2746 August 3 - October 1, 1934 and June 1935 to August 1941; 4725V August 1941 - May 1942.
Location: South Dakota, United States
Date Posted: 7/10/2006 1:26:39 PM
Waymark Code: WMGZZ
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GPX Navigators
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Long 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. 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.

In 1937, the men planted 7,050 trees in Union County State Park and established a tree nursery at Vermillion.
Marker Name: Civilian Conservation Corps Camp

Marker Type: City

Marker Text: Not listed

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