Brown County State Park – Nashville IN

Description

The Civil Works Administration (CWA) laborers improved Brown County State Park from 1933 – 1934. The CWA laborers built shelters and worked on establishing trails during their brief stay at Brown County State Park. In 1933 two Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camps were established. The two camps were comprised of World War I veterans. The CCC laborers built gatehouses, shelters, trails, an exhibit shelter, saddle barns, amphitheater, and more. The CCC camps were disbanded in 1941.

Source notes

People, Parks, and Perceptions: A History and Appreciation of Indiana State Parks by Glory-June Greiff

Project originally submitted by Indiana Division of Historic Preservation/Nicole Cory on August 5, 2014.

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Location Info


Brown County State Park
Nashville, IN 47448

Coordinates: 39.145459, -86.22601309999999

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