Saratoga National Historical Park – Stillwater NY

This park commemorates the first major American victory of the Revolutionary War in 1777. “Establishment of a national park to commemorate the Saratoga battles, authorized by Congress in 1938,  came about largely due to the direction provided by President Franklin… read more

Shenandoah National Park – Shenandoah National Park VA

“Between May 11, 1933 and March 31, 1942, ten CCC camps were established within, or on leased land adjacent to, Shenandoah. At any one time, more than 1,000 boys and young men lived in camps supervised by the Army and… read more

Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Military Park – Fort Oglethorpe GA

Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park preserves two civil war battles. The park was established in the late 19th century. During the Depression, the “Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park had four [CCC] camps at its disposal. Troops at these… read more

Grand Teton National Park – WY

“Camps were set up at several locations in the valley, at Leigh Lake, Lizard Point, and “Hot Springs” near Colter Bay. In 1934, Camp NP-4, the most prominent camp, was built at the south end of Jenny Lake. CCC crews… read more

Sequoia-Kings Canyon Improvements – Sequoia-Kings Canyon National Park CA

Sequoia National Park and Kings Canyon National Parks were created separately, but because they are contiguous they are administered today by the National Park Service (NPS) as a single unit. Sequoia was the third national park ever created, in 1893, while… read more