Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge – Cambridge MD

“Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge”

In 1933, the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) achieved considerable infrastructural and land management improvements at the formerly-named Blackwater Migratory Bird Refuge near Cambridge Maryland. Maintained by the U.S. Biological Survey, the refuge covers an area of 8,241 acres, including marshes… read more

CCC Camp NA-1 (National Arboretum) – Washington DC

Young African-American men of CCC company 1360 - Washington DC

Camp NA-1 was located in the National Arboretum, Washington, DC, and was home to Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Company 1360, an all African-American unit. Many of the enrollees in Company 1360 were young men from the city itself. Company 1360… read more

Tuolumne Meadows Campground Comfort Stations – Yosemite National Park CA

Comfort station at Tuolumne Meadows campground - Yosemite National Park CA

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) constructed the Tuolumne Meadows campground in 1933-34.  It is the largest campground in Yosemite National Park. The CCC enrollees also built three comfort stations for the campground, done in classic National Park rustic style of… read more