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CCC Camp Vale - Vale OR

CCC Camp Vale (former) – Vale OR

Date added: August 9, 2022

Built in the summer of 1935 and operated through October 1940, Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp Vale served as the base for CCC enrollees working on the Vale Project’s irrigation system. The Bureau of Reclamation’s Vale Project involved construction of… read more

Fruita Middle School - Fruita CO

Fruita Middle School – Fruita CO

Date added: August 7, 2022

The town of Fruita, Colorado received a Public Works Administration (PWA) grant of over $70,000 that covered almost half the cost of a new Fruita High School, begun in 1935 and completed in 1936.  The building is now used as… read more

Carlson Elementary School - Idaho Springs CO

Carlson Elementary School – Idaho Springs CO

Date added: August 7, 2022

The Public Works Administration (PWA) provided a grant of $49,090 for a new high school for the town of Idaho Springs, Colorado. Total cost of the school, which was constructed in 1937,  was $109,885. The school is a 2-story brick… read more

CCC Camp F-17-W—Chimney Park WY

CCC Camp F-17-W (Former)—Medicine Bow National Forest WY

Date added: August 6, 2022

In 1933, Company 832 of the Civilian Conservation Corps built CCC Camp F-17-W at Chimney Park in Wyoming’s Medicine Bow National Forest. CCC enrollees at the Chimney Park camp worked on ranger stations, trails, and roads in addition to establishing… read more

North Casper Clubhouse - Casper WY

North Casper Clubhouse – Casper WY

Date added: August 6, 2022

From 1938 to 1939, young relief workers from the National Youth Administration (NYA) built the North Casper Clubhouse in the city of Casper, Wyoming. Upon finishing the structure, the NYA noted that the “building was planned to meet a pressing… read more

Renovated Sherman Guard Station – Bridger-Teton National Forest WY

Sherman Guard Station – Bridger-Teton National Forest WY

Date added: August 5, 2022

In 1933, Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) workers stationed in the Bridger-Teton National Forest constructed three new buildings for the Sherman Guard Station, including an office, garage/shop, and an outhouse. Originally used as a yearlong headquarters for the Sherman Ranger District,… read more

Water Tower (replaced) – Barnard KS

Date added: August 4, 2022

The Work Projects Administration (WPA) constructed a distinctive octagonal, concrete water tower in Barnard, Kansas. It was located east of Main Street between Church Ave. and Mills Ave. Conflicting sources state that the water tower was completed in either 1937,… read more

Grange Hall Renovations – Edgerton KS

Date added: August 4, 2022

Edgerton Grange Hall was built in 1904. The Works Progress Administration (WPA) remodeled it in the late 1930s, presumably to accommodate electricity.

View of CCC camp NP-1 in Little Horseshoe Park - Estes Park CO

Rocky Mountain National Park: CCC Camps – Estes Park CO

Date added: August 4, 2022

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) was active in Rocky Mountain National Park during the whole of its lifetime, 1933 to 1942.  There were several camps in the park, with a number of companies occupying them.  The camps were numbered NP-#… read more

Hoback Guard Station – Bridger-Teton NF WY

Hoback Guard Station – Bridger-Teton National Forest WY

Date added: August 4, 2022

In 1935, Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) workers stationed in the Bridger-Teton National Forest constructed three buildings for the Hoback Guard Station: an office/dwelling, a shed, and a garage.  There is a fourth building on the site that is not CCC…. read more

Lawrence-Dumont Stadium and Downtown

Lawrence-Dumont Stadium (demolished) – Wichita KS

Date added: August 4, 2022

Lawrence-Dumont Stadium, originally Lawrence Stadium, was a baseball stadium built by the Civil Works Administration (CWA) in 1934. Home to minor league baseball and National Baseball Congress tournament for many years. It was demolished in 2018 to make room for… read more

Donalds Grange No 497 - Donalds 

Donalds Grange No. 497 – Donalds SC

Date added: July 31, 2022

Fieldstone structure built by the Works Progress Administration in 1935 for grange meetings. Also has been used as a city hall and library. Still in use as a grange hall. According to Brian Scott (The Historical Marker Database) “Construction in… read more