CCC crew, Augusta, 1935

Contributed by Maine Forest Service

Description

Members of the Civilian Conservation Corps from Jefferson Camp on lunch break at the State Park in Augusta where they cleared a ravine and planted trees for what was hoped would become an arboretum.

Crews also built foot trails, foot bridges, hand rails, picnic tables, benches, and an artificial pond.

The CCC members from Jefferson were veterans of World War I and the camp was under the direction of the Maine Forest Service Forest Protection division.

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About This Item

  • Title: CCC crew, Augusta, 1935
  • Creation Date: 1935
  • Subject Date: 1935
  • Town: Augusta
  • County: Kennebec
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 6.2 cm x 8.6 cm
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Forest Service
Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation, and Forestry, 18 Elkins Lane, Harlow Building, 22 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333-0022
(207) 287-3156
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