Civilian Conservation Camp Corp ~ NP - 1 Custer
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers
N 43° 31.265 W 103° 28.573
13T E 623147 N 4819810
Quick Description: 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 1:37:15 PM
Waymark Code: WMKJZ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers
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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 Wind Cave was part of a national cccpjrogram to improve the nations park system. Supervised by the National Park service, enrollees developed Wind Cave National Park and Jewel Cave National Monument. In Wind Cave CC's renovated tour trails and installed the 208 foot elevator shaft and building, concrete steps and indirect wiring. They constructed the park water and sewer systems, parking area, stone guard rails, 18.6 miles of big game fence, the pigtail bridge an several smaller ons and several miles of road. CC's build ten buildings, helped WPA remodel five others and landscaped headquarters area state highway. At Jewel Cave they renovated the cave, disposed of old buildings and built a headquarters building, parking lot and an 800 foot trail.
Marker Name: Civilian Conservation Corps Camp

Marker Type: Roadside

Marker Text:
see my picture. maybe good information?


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