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

Description

The CCC Recreation Center was used as a library and mess hall. It was abandoned after the CCC camp relocated. The 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
Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Historic Site and Structures Inventory

Project originally submitted by Indiana Division of Historic Preservation/Nicole Cory on June 21, 2014.

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Location Info


Spencer, IN 47460

Coordinates: 39.290542602539, -86.7263717651367

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