Camp Hains - 1710

Camp Hains - 1710 (HMO6S)

Location: Van Buren, MO 63965 Carter County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 56.875', W 90° 59.6'

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"Company 1710 was organized at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, June 3, 1933...The company was made up of approximately 200 Missouri boys, 96 from three north Missouri counties (Putnam, Caldwell, Lynn) and the remainder from Jasper County.... On June seventeenth, an advanced detail of fifty men... was sent to Big Spring State Park. This detail hurriedly made the necessary preparations for the arrival of the remainder of the Company three days later."
Memories of Camp Hains
March 30, 1934

For the first four months at Camp Hains, the C's lived in tents in the clearing in front of you. In early October, 1933, the tents were abandoned for permanent barracks on the hill above the lodge. In 1936, the camp moved again to an adjacent camp where it stayed until camp closed in April, 1937.

A company usually published its own paper to keep the enrollees involved in the news of camp. The 1710 paper PINE CHIPS, came out weekly at a subscription cost of 5 cents per month.

Boxing, Baseball, and Typing
After hours, enrollees played baseball against area teams, boxed and attended occasional dances in the mess/recreational hall. Many boys took advantage of educational opportunities by taking classes in subjects such as typing, auto mechanics, chemistry and cooking.

- CCC Camp Routine -
6:30 .... Reveille
7:30 .... Breakfast
8:00.... Work Project
12:00.... Lunch
1:00 .... Return to Work
4:00 .... Own Time (wash clothes)
5:00 .... Supper
6:00-10:00 .... Free Time
10:30 .... Lights Out
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HM NumberHMO6S
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Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 1:47am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 678677 N 4090975
Decimal Degrees36.94791667, -90.99333333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 56.875', W 90° 59.6'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 56' 52.50" N, 90° 59' 36.00" W
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Area Code(s)573
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1 State Hwy Z, Van Buren MO 63965, US
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