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Itasca State Park: Forest Inn – Park Rapids MN

Date added: July 28, 2012

“The Forest Inn is one of the largest buildings constructed by the CCC in the state park system, with overall dimensions of 144-foot by 50-foot. The T-shaped combination building features both split stone and log construction and is covered by… read more

"Old Timer's" log cabin, Itasca State Park - Park Rapids MN

Itasca State Park: Old Timer’s Cabin – Park Rapids MN

Date added: July 28, 2012

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) constructed Itasca State Park’s Old Timer’s Cabin in 1933-1934.  It was the first structure built at the park by the CCC. This rectangular log cabin with gabled roof ranks is composed of logs so large… read more

Whitewater State Park – Altura MN

Date added: July 26, 2012

Along with a dam, the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) constructed a shelter and bathhouse in Whitewater State Park. The design of these quartzite  structures “reflects the area’s German heritage.”  

Gooseberry Falls State Park – Silver Creek MN

Date added: July 26, 2012

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) built a variety of structures at Gooseberry State Park: “the refectory, concourse, caretaker’s cabin, and entrance portals.” These sites show excellent stonework in red, brown, and black granite. The work was overseen by “John Berini… read more

The River Inn – Jay Cooke State Park MN

Date added: July 26, 2012

Jay Cooke State Park’s River Inn, constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) using a local rock known as gabbro, is among the “largest CCC buildings in Minnesota.”

Itasca State Park: Development – Park Rapids MN

Date added: July 26, 2012

Between 1933 and 1942, relief workers stationed at two Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camps and one Works Progress Administration (WPA) camp carried out extensive development of Itasca State Park at the headwaters of the Mississippi River.  They constructed 45 buildings… read more

CCC Improvements – Jay Cooke State Park MN

Date added: July 26, 2012

Beginning in 1933, the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), working from NPS regional office designs, built new structures and cleared “unneeded or undesirable” buildings, lakes, and ponds. Corpsmen also did landscaping work to improve the camp- and picnic grounds, overlooks, and… read more

Chippewa National Forest Headquarters – Cass Lake MN

Date added: July 26, 2012

In 1935 and 1936, workers for the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) and the Works Progress Administration (WPA) constructed the Chippewa National Forest Headquarters.   The building, overseen by Ike Boekenoogen, “an expert in log building techniques,” is “made entirely… from… read more

Marcell Ranger Station – Marcell MN

Date added: July 26, 2012

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) constructed Chippewa National Forest’s Marcell Ranger Station between 1934 and 1936, and it is now part of the National Register of Historic Places.   Five of the original six buildings, all constructed in the Rustic… read more

Beltrami Island Project (CCC Camp Norris) – Roosevelt MN

Date added: July 26, 2012

In 1935, the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) constructed the Clear River Camp (also known as the Norris Camp), which served as the headquarters for the Beltrami Island Project.   The Project was part of a “pioneering experiment in relocation and… read more

CCC Camp Improvements – Larsmont MN

Date added: July 26, 2012

From 1935 to 1938, the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) planted 3,655,090 trees at their camp in Larsmont. “These included 1,842,183 jack pine, 1,600,700 Norway pine, 169,163 white pine, and 42,974 white spruce.”

Superior National Forest – MN

Date added: July 26, 2012

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) undertook forest conservation work in Superior National Forest under the supervision of the U.S. Forest Service.