Civilian Conservation Corps

Civilian Conservation Corps (HM1Q9C)

Location: Casper, WY 82604 Natrona County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 50.168', W 106° 22.347'

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The Casper division of the Civilian Conservation Corps was arranged by the efforts of the Casper Chamber of Commerce in 1937. Work done by the C.C.C, on Casper Mountain and at Alcova consisted of building bridges, improving roads, and reducing fire hazards. Their work included ground clearance, fencing, establishing picnic sites, and setting up waste disposal area. The WPA finished the Fort Caspar buildings in 1936 but C.C.C. improved the parking area, created access roads and a needed dike on the river bank. The C.C.C. work proved a value to the community. Many corps workers stayed in the Casper area, marrying into the community and providing leadership in all aspects of the growth of the city. The Corps was established to help young men secure training and provide jobs for unemployment caused by the depression. The corps ceased to exist with the advent of World War II. Most of the men in the C.C.C. went on to serve their country with honor.
HM NumberHM1Q9C
Series This marker is part of the series, and the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects series.
Placed ByNatrona County Historical Society
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Date Added Wednesday, December 30th, 2015 at 1:04pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13T E 387836 N 4743531
Decimal Degrees42.83613333, -106.37245000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 50.168', W 106° 22.347'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 50' 10.08" N, 106° 22' 20.82" W
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Area Code(s)307
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2205 Fort Caspar Rd, Casper WY 82604, US
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