St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge – Tallahassee FL

“St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge Lighthouse”

Between 1934 and 1940, the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) built the St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge (then called the St. Marks Migratory Bird Refuge) located about twenty-five miles away from Tallahassee FL. Overseen by the U.S. Biological Survey, the work… read more

Cape Lookout State Park – Tillamook OR

Cape Lookout State Park beach and picnic area

Acquired for state park use in 1935, the State Park plans for this beautiful stretch of coastline in Tillamook County initially focused on its use as an undeveloped, natural preserve. Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) enrollees built the first major improvement,… read more

Rainbow Forest Residential Compound – Petrified Forest National Park AZ

Residence at Rainbow Forest - Petrified Forest National Park AZ

A major upgrade of facilities at the Petrified Forest National Monument (now National Park) was undertaken by the New Deal in the 1930s.  The work was carried out from 1933 to 1940 by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), under the… read more