Versailles State Park Group Camp – Versailles IN

Description

Versailles State Park Group CampVersailles State Park Group CampFederal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA) workers completed this camp in 1934. The camp was occupied by Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) workers in 1935. The camp consists of 14 sleeping cabins, a dining hall, restrooms, and a recreation building. The group camp is exceedingly rare, since most CCC living quarters were temporary and were removed after the CCC’s departure. Furthermore, the remaining buildings appear to retain a high degree of architectural integrity. The style of the camp structures are classified as parks rustic.

Source notes

DNR Historic Site and Structures Inventory 

Project originally submitted by Indiana DNR, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology on September 30, 2015.

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Location Info


Versailles, IN 47042

Coordinates: 39.071999, -85.251904

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