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Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park CCC Bridge

Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park – Big Sur CA

Date added: April 5, 2009

The CCC built the park headquarters and administration building, residence for the park staff and a manager’s living quarters, public restrooms (including at Day Use #2, Day Use #3, and Restroom #5), a post office, a campfire center, and the… read more

San Simeon State Park – Cambria CA

Date added: April 5, 2009

Along with a temporary camp, the CCC built service roads, a new entrance road, an entrance gate, staff residence, and campgrounds and day-use picnic facilities.

Morro Strand State Beach – Morro Bay CA

Date added: April 5, 2009

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) built an access road and other facilities, including a day-use picnic facility and protective fencing, at the Morro Strand State Beach in Morro Bay CA.  It is unknown if those features are still standing today. The… read more

Morro Bay State Park Entrance

Morro Bay State Park – Morro Bay CA

Date added: April 5, 2009

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) made extensive improvements Morro Bay State Park, as it did throughout California’s new state park system.  These included picnic areas, an entrance road, comfort staton, ranger lodge, and stone walls.  The work was continued by… read more

Bret Harte Junior High School – Hayward CA

Date added: March 12, 2009

This school was supposedly constructed by WPA funds that were then matched by the community. The school has been heavily altered but the original outdoor amphitheater remains behind the gym.

Thorton Migrant Shelters, #2

Thornton Migrant Farm Labor Shelters – CA

Date added: March 12, 2009

Government-run migrant farm labor camp located at Thornton, CA. Four metal shelters still exist on their original sites. They housed single men and families. Today the structures are used for occasional storage by firemen, otherwise they sit empty

Exeter City Hall

Exeter City Hall – Exeter CA

Date added: March 12, 2009

"Workmen are breaking ground for an $8,000 City Hall and firehouse, which will be built under the C.W.A. plan. Of brick construction, the building will be erected on the site of the old firehouse, which is being razed. The project… read more

Father Francisco Garces Statue

Garces Circle Statue – Bakersfield CA

Date added: March 12, 2009

The statue “Father Garces” is State Historical Landmark No. 277. From the LA Times, 7 May 1939, “Indians will unveil, a right reverend monsignor will bless, the statue of Padre Garces at Bakersfield, 2 p.m. today. Made by John Palo-Kangas… read more

Warden's adobe residence and garage, 1935 (Engbeck 2002).

Tule Elk State Reserve – Buttonwillow CA

Date added: March 12, 2009

This project involved the development of Tule Elk State Reserve, the construction of adobe warden’s residence and a garage. In 1932 the state obtained 935 acres to establish a reserve for the preservation of the vanishing Tule elk. In 1934… read more

Lava Beds National Monument

Lava Beds National Monument – Tulelake CA

Date added: March 12, 2009

The CCC at Lava Beds built roads, laid the first power and telephone lines, and built a superintendents residence and headquarters building at Indian Well, which is now a Visitor Center. They built a campground (which is now the “A”… read more