CCC Camp S-88 – Townsend MA

City:
Townsend, MA

Site Type:
CCC Camps, Federal Facilities

New Deal Agencies:
Work Relief Programs, Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC)

Started:
1935

Quality of Information:
Very Good

Site Survival:
Partially Extant

Description

The Civilian Conservation Corps, established Camp S-88 on the east side of the Townsend State Forest, in Townsend, MA in 1935. The CCC worked on reclaiming fire-damaged areas. The camp no longer exists, though there are reports that cellars associated with the camp have been found on the site.

Source notes

CCC Legacy, Massachusetts, accessed April 18, 2024: (https://ccclegacy.org/CCC_Camps_Massachusetts.html).

The Townsend Historical Society.

Site originally submitted by Gary W. Shepherd on April 18, 2024.

Location Info


Townsend State Forest
Townsend , MA 01469
Middlesex County

Coordinates: 42.69230, -71.68920

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