Isle Royale National Park – MI

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“In August 1935, the the first members of Company 2699 of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) arrived on Isle Royale… The CCC, made up of very young men, spent seven summers as the manpower that constructed much of the young park’s infrastructure. They built the park headquarters on Mott Island, created boat campgrounds, and improved the few resorts that the park service had selected to retain. They also erected a fire tower and constructed miles of trails.”

Source notes

"Isle Royale," by Richard E. Taylor (p. 105)

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on April 3, 2015.

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Location Info


Isle Royale National Park, MI

Coordinates: 48.0, -88.9

4 comments on “Isle Royale National Park – MI

  1. Craig Smith

    My Father, Robert Sydney Smith, was part of the CCC on Isle Royal. Is there information, or lists of names of those who were part of this group during the 30’s and early 40’s. Where would I find an archive of pictures if available.

  2. Timothy James Scarlett

    Try this organization also: http://www.ccclegacy.org/

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