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Civilian Conservation Corps
In March 1933, the federal government created the CCC to combat the Great Depression. During nine years the CCC enrolled some 3,000,000 youths nationwide-including 194,572 men at 114 camps in Pennsylvania. Members of the 1383rd company first arrived here on June 16, 1933. Here rose Camp SP-1, which became home to hundreds of men before it closed on October 1, 1935. Half of its members then went to camp SCS-2 near Punxsutawney and half to Big Stone Gap, Virginia.

Located along Wildwood Road at South Montour Road, the camp housed men who created trails, planted trees, and constructed shelters & oven shelters in the park.

Pennsylvania DCNR has a website for CCC camps in Pennsylvania,   
Photos of North Park CCC camp and men  Download high resolution photos of the men and site
Site for North Park CCC camp.  Access to general information for the North Park CCC camp


Listed below are 4 pdfs that came from the National Archives.  They consist of photos and reports submitted by the camp superintendent.  Take a peek, they are treasures. 
Camp SP-1, Wildwood Pennsylvania
Picture courtesy of the Pennsylvania Department of Natural Resources
Subpages (1): CCC Structures
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Meg Scanlon,
Mar 14, 2013, 12:46 PM
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