Forest Improvements and CCC Camps – Huron-Manistee National Forests MI

Description

The Huron-Manistee National Forests are two national forests combined in 1945 for administration purposes and which comprise 978,906 acres (3,960 km2) [2] of public lands, including 5,786 acres (23 km2) of wetlands, extending across the northern lower peninsula of Michigan.”

(wikipedia.org)

“There were 11 CCC camps on the Huron National Forest and 25 on the Manistee National Forest. The Manistee men built the Chittenden Nursery at Wellston to supply seedlings for planting.”

(www.foresthistory.org)

Source notes

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Huron-Manistee_National_Forests
http://www.foresthistory.org/ASPNET/Publications/region/9/history/chap8.aspx

Project originally submitted by Erin TerBeek on October 3, 2012.

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Location Info


Huron-Manistee National Forests
MI

Location notes: Headquarters at 1755 South Mitchell street Cadillac, Michigan.

Coordinates: 44.6101569, -83.84730150000001

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