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Foster Field Camp Co. 130 SP2 – Millinocket ME

Date added: May 23, 2021

CCC 130th Company Baxter State Park: Foster Field (Millinocket Maine) (June 1934 – October 1934) Excerpt from Schlenker, In The Public Interest: On June 1, 1934, the 130th Co. moved from Alfred to Baxter State Park and Mt. Katahdin. Field… read more

Fort Knox Improvements – Prospect ME

Date added: May 2, 2021

Fort Knox is a massive granite fort built to protect the Penobscot river in the aftermath of the failure of the US to protect river towns and the valuable lumber trade from British depredations during the Revolution, the War of… read more

Craig Brook National Fish Hatchery – Orland ME

Date added: February 24, 2021

Craig Brook National Fish Hatchery was established in 1889 to raise and stock juvenile Atlantic salmon for Maine waters. Craig Brook currently supports two Atlantic salmon programs. [FWS.Gov] According to a 1937 CCC Yearbook, the Ellsworth-Bar Harbor Co 193, Camp… read more

North Bridgton Village Street – Bridgton ME

Date added: January 23, 2021

The Civil Works Administration (CWA) surfaced and replaced the sidewalks on Highland Road in Bridgton ME. According to a 1933 town report, on “Dec. 15 Fifty men to be employed on local CWA projects by next Saturday is the goal… read more

Highland Road Improvements – Bridgton ME

Date added: January 21, 2021

The Civil Works Administration (CWA) surfaced and replaced the sidewalks on Highland Road in Bridgton ME. According to a 1933 town report, on “Dec. 15 Fifty men to be employed on local CWA projects by next Saturday is the goal… read more

Beddington CCC Camp Co 1127 P64 – Aurora ME

Date added: January 20, 2021

The current Deer Lake Campground in Township34 ME is the location for the Beddington CCC Camp. Excerpt from “Official Annual, 1937, Civilian Conservation Corps”: “On May 1935, a cadre of men from Bar Harbor moved into the woods, thirteen miles… read more

Kerwin Brook CCC Camp – Wesley ME

Date added: January 16, 2021

The Civilian Conservation Corps built the Kerwin Brook CCC Camp in the unincorporated area T36 MD BPP, in the vicinity of Wesley ME. 160th Company Kerwin Brook Camp (Wesley, Maine) October 1939 – June 1942 Excerpt from “In The Public Interest… read more

Bridgton CCC Camp Co. 1124 – Bridgton ME

Date added: January 16, 2021

The Civilian Conservation Corps built the Bridgton CCC Camp Co. 1124 in Bridgton ME. “History of the 1124th Company. Civilian Conservation Corps. On June 1st, 1935, Lt. J. L. Fearer arrived in Bridgton with a cadre of 23 men from the… read more

Woods Pond Beach – Bridgton ME

Date added: January 4, 2021

Construction on Woods Pond Beach was performed by CCC Co. 1124, located in Bridgton. According to the 1937 1st District CCC yearbook, “The camp has been very fortunate in having a number of ideal lunch ground sites located within easy… read more

Bridgton Academy – Bridgton ME

Date added: December 24, 2020

Bridgton Academy is an all-male college preparatory in Bridgton, Maine. Founded in 1808, the school sits at the northern tip of Long Lake in North Bridgton, Maine. The school has been NEASC accredited since 1934, making it one of the… read more

CCC Camp Rangeley Lake Co. 144 P-55 – Sandy River ME

Date added: December 13, 2020

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) built CCC Camp Rangeley Lake Co. 144 P-55 in Sandy River, Maine. Excerpt  from Official annual, 1937, Civilian Conservation Corps: “The 144th Company, CCC, is located about three miles south of Rangeley, Maine on Route No. 4…. read more

Poland Town Farm – Poland ME

Date added: March 23, 2020

Report of the Overseers of the Poor, 1934: “The barn and ell were shingled, labor being paid out of the F.E.R.A funds, and cost of materials taken from funds raised for Repairs to Town Buildings.” A few years after this… read more

Woodlawn Cemetery Improvements – Westbrook ME

Date added: November 26, 2019

The Civil Works Administration (CWA) improved the Woodlawn Cemetery in Westbrook ME Excerpt from the town 1933 report, “WOODLAWN AVENUE GREATLY IMPROVED BY C.W.A. PROJECT The three miles of avenues in Woodlawn were given a coat of gravel during the winter…. read more

Riverbank Park Improvements – Westbrook ME

Date added: November 26, 2019

The Civil Works Administration (CWA) completed improvements at Riverbank Park in Westbrook ME. “Riverbank Improved by C. W. A. Project The C.W.A. project for improving Riverbank, and greatly appreciated by the Trustees, consisted in the closing of the unsightly dump… read more

Williams Playground – Bangor ME

Date added: November 9, 2019

A small park in Bangor with playground equipment, a basketball court and non functioning tennis court with plans to convert it into a Pickleball court. When constructed by the WPA as part of their comprehensive city-wide work program it originally… read more