The Civilian Conservation Corps was formed in 1933 to reduce unemployment caused by the Great Depression. Camp no.1514 was created at North Vernon. The corps aided conservation in the area, including building structures at Muscatatuck State Park.
Jennings County (Ind.); Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.)
An elevated view showing the camp in Spring Mill State Park where Civilian Conservation Corps workers were quartered near Mitchell. Much of the work attributed to members of CCC Company 1536 established Spring Mill as the fine park we know today.
Lawrence County (Ind.); Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.); Aerial views; Bird's eye views
This exhibit, in the Educational Building, was created by the Civilian Conservation Corps Camp at Fort Harrison in Marion County, for the 1937 State Fair. The exhibit includes photographs of camp activities, camp publications, farm produce, and...
Indiana State Fair; Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.); Exhibitions; Educational facilities; Fort Benjamin Harrison (Ind.)
Company 541, better known as Camp Goose Hill, was located on land next to the Southern Railroad Depot and was part of the Civilian Conservation Corps. The CCC was created during the Depression to put the unemployed to work. It was responsible for...
Pike County (Ind.); Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.); Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.). Company 541 (Winslow, Ind.)
After the Civil War, a permanent Quartermaster Depot was built in Jeffersonville, Indiana. It was used by the military during WWI and WWII and supplied the Civilian Conservation Corps during The Great Depression. In 2003, a private group purchased...
Clark County (Ind.); Government facilities; Quartermasters
The land for Versailles State Park was acquired by the National Park Service in 1935. During the Great Depression Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) workers lived and worked on the site at the beginning of the park’s development. It became a state...
Ripley County (Ind.); Versailles State Park (Ind.); Parks; Parks--Indiana; Recreation areas--Indiana
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