- Fort Payne, AL
- Site Type:
- Campgrounds and Cabins, Parks and Recreation
- New Deal Agency:
- Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC)
- Quality of Information:
- Very Good
- Site Survival:
It was known as the “Contact House” when originally constructed by the members of Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Company 472 of Ft. Payne, Alabama. Today it is a CCC museum within DeSoto State Park.
Alabama Public Television:
https://aptv.org/watch/alabama-public-television-presents/rural-revival-the-civilian-conservation-corp-in-alabama-jtwtuv/Rural Revival: The Civilian Conservation Corp in Alabama
December 15, 2022 | Rating: TV-G | Length: 00:50:50
Rural Revival explores how the Civilian Conservation Corp helped put unemployed men to work during the Great Depression. CCC initiated projects were to improve the state's forested lands, strengthen the forest-fire protection system, and aid in the development of new state park lands. The program included soil conservation, dam construction and waterway improvements across the state.
The CCC in DeSoto State Park:
Site originally submitted by Todd Grant on December 24, 2022.
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