Forest Improvements and CCC Camps – Shawnee National Forest IL

Description

“CCC camps supervised by the Forest Service on the Shawnee National Forest were Camps Dry Hill, Kedron, Hutchins, Simpson, Eddyville, Cadiz, Hicks, Delta, Tamms, and Pomona (an all-black enrollee camp). Men from these camps were instrumental in the relief and clean up work required by the 1937 Ohio River flood disaster.”

Source notes

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


Shawnee National Forest
IL

Location notes: Harrisburg, Illinois is the nearest city.

Coordinates: 37.5426785, -88.40160409999999

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