Civilian Conservation Corps, Leeds, Utah

Civilian Conservation Corps, Leeds, Utah (HM14IT)

Location: Leeds, UT 84746 Washington County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 14.005', W 113° 21.995'

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The Leeds CCC camp opened in October 1933 under the direction of the Dixie National Forest Service on the site of an existing ranger station. Leeds, a town of less than 200, more than doubled with the opening of the camp. Two hundred young men from all over the country now resided and worked at Camp #585. Townspeople were relunctant at first about the impact the camp would have on local life, but support grew as the CCC camp clearly provided a boon to the struggling economy of Leeds. The community became even more accepting as the men worked on local projects, like a swimming pool, in their off-duty hours.
HM NumberHM14IT
Year Placed2009
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 6:50am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12S E 290059 N 4123390
Decimal Degrees37.23341667, -113.36658333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 14.005', W 113° 21.995'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 14' 0.30" N, 113° 21' 59.70" W
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Area Code(s)435
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 99 300 S, Leeds UT 84746, US
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