McCormick’s Creek State Park CCC Recreation Hall & Nature Museum – Spencer IN

Description

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Recreation Center was used as a library and mess hall. It was abandoned after the CCC camp relocated. Works Progress Administration (WPA) workers remodeled the building and created a nature museum. The nature museum opened up to the public in 1936.

Source notes

People, Parks, and Perceptions: A History and Appreciation of Indiana State Parks by Glory-June Greiff,  DNR survey report of McCormick's Creek State Park

Project originally submitted by Indiana DNR, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology on September 22, 2015.

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Location Info


250 McCormicks Creek Park Rd
Spencer, IN 47460

Coordinates: 39.286185, -86.72677

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