Barracks in the Woods

Barracks in the Woods (HMDDG)

Location: Greenville, SC 29609 Greenville County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 55.867', W 82° 22.917'

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Look around and you'll notice lumps in the terrain. These overgrown foundations are all that's left of wooden barracks that once housed the men who built this park.

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) began work here in 1935, transporting men from Cleveland until onsite housing was constructed in 1937. The camps, called "S90," completed Paris Mountain State Park and moved on to other projects, abandoning this site in 1940.

Soon thereafter, American entered World War II and many CCC men joined the armed forces. Their time in communities like Camp S90 had prepared them well for life in the military.
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Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 6:55pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 373784 N 3866275
Decimal Degrees34.93111667, -82.38195000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 55.867', W 82° 22.917'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 55' 52.02" N, 82° 22' 55.02" W
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Area Code(s)864
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 230-248 Paris Mountain State Park, Greenville SC 29609, US
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