According to CCC alumnus Charles E. Humberger, quoted in the Nebraska History journal, “guest cabins were constructed and improvements made at the swimming pool and picnic and recreation area. Roads and trails were improved and drainage structures built. Brush dams were built to control soil and stream bank erosion, and the water supply system at the headquarters area was improved. They also carried out extensive rodent control and soil erosion programs on private property north of Chadron.”
According to the city of Hemingford, “[Chadron State Park], one of Nebraska’s most beautiful, was developed to a large degree, by Civilian Conservation Corporation (CCC) forces…”
Charles E Humberger, “The Civilian Conservation Corps in Nebraska: Memoirs of Company 762,” Nebraska History 75 (1994): 292-300, accessed August 14, 2014. “State Parks,” Hemingford, Nebraska, accessed August 14, 2014.
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