Contributed by Acadia National Park
Unidentified Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) workers are shown at Sieur de Monts Springs in Acadia National Park on Mount Desert Island. There were two camps on Mount Desert Island, Bar Harbor and Southwest Harbor.
President Franklin D. Roosevelt created the CCC in 1933 during the Great Depression to put men to work in National and State Parks to revitalize the forests and landscape that made up the parks.
In 1916, President Woodrow Wilson established Sieur de Monts National Monument for its connection to Samuel de Champlain and the topographic configuration, the geology, the fauna and flora of the island.
The name of the National Monument was changed in 1919 by an act of Congress to Lafayette National Park. A decade later, in 1929, the name of the park was changed to Acadia National Park.
About This Item
- Title: CCC workers, Sieur de Monts Springs, 1934
- Creation Date: circa 1934
- Subject Date: circa 1934
- Town: Bar Harbor, Mount Desert
- County: Hancock
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Acadia National Park (Me.)
- Bridges--Maine--Mount Desert Island
- Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.)--People--Maine--Bar Harbor
- Mount Desert Island (Me.)
- United States. National Park Service
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PO Box 177, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
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