CCC Camp and Nursery (former) – North Higgins Lake MI

Statue to CCC boys in front of CCC museum - North Higgins Lake MI

North Higgins Lake State Park near Roscommon MI is built on what was once the world’s largest seedling nursery, established by the Michigan State Forester in 1903.   December 5, 1933, the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) established a camp at… read more

CCC Camp Nehalem (former) – Wheeler OR

CCC Camp Nehalem 

Located nine miles northeast of Wheeler in Tillamook County, Camp Nehalem was the home to Company #2908 Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) enrollees from 1935 to approximately 1941. Company #2908 was known as the “Oregon Company,” being made up entirely of… read more

Rattlesnake Springs Historic District – Carlsbad NM

Rattlesnake Springs

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) operated Camp NP-1-N from 1938 to 1942 at Rattlesnake Springs—now the Rattlesnake Springs Historic District—in Carlsbad Caverns National Park. The group conducted substantial work at the site. Bob Hoff’s Carlsbad Caverns History Blog: At Rattlesnake… read more