Civilian Conservation Corps Historical

Civilian Conservation Corps Historical (HM1UU8)

Location: Hartville, WY 82215 Platte County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 18.202', W 104° 47.28'

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During the Depression years, under the New Deal program, President Franklin D. Roosevelt established the Emergency Conservation Work program (later known as the Civilian Conservation Corps or CCC) to employ people in large public works projects. In 1934 two CCC camps (BR-9, Company 844 and BR-10, Company 1858) were established at Guernsey State Park and work began on improvements for the facility. Construction included roadways, foot trails, picnic areas, drinking fountains, fireplaces, boat pier, swimming float, lookout tower and museum. Camp BR-10 was disbanded at the close of December 1935, while the remaining camp functioned until August 7, 1938. Numerous structures and other landscape work were completed prior to the abandonment of this camp.
An extensive network of trail was originally planned and partially built during the operation of the CCC camp. Ever since that time hiking and trail use has been a major feature at Guernsey State Park.
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HM NumberHM1UU8
Series This marker is part of the series
Placed ByWyoming State Parks and Historic Sites
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 4th, 2016 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)13T E 517473 N 4683481
Decimal Degrees42.30336667, -104.78800000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 18.202', W 104° 47.28'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 18' 12.12" N, 104° 47' 16.8" W
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Area Code(s)307
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Skyline Dr, Hartville WY 82215, US
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