The Civilian Conservation Corps and Forestry in Texas

The Civilian Conservation Corps and Forestry in Texas (HMJM4)

Location: Lufkin, TX 75904 Angelina County
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N 31° 21.367', W 94° 45.148'

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Continuing efforts started in the 1920s by the Texas Forest Service (TFS),the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), established through the Emergency Conservation Work Act (1933) during the Great Depression, aided in efforts to preserve Texas forests. CCC enrollees offered fire protection by stringing telephone lines, constructing bridges, culverts, fire lookout towers and fire roads, performing timber stand improvements, and surveying and mapping East Texas forests. The CCC also conducted an extensive reforestation campaign. The work done by the CCC contributed greatly to forest conservation in Texas. This is the site of the former CCC Lufkin District Heavy Equipment Maintenance facility.Marker is property of the State of Texas.
HM NumberHMJM4
Marker Number14638
Year Placed2008
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 11:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 333311 N 3470396
Decimal Degrees31.35611667, -94.75246667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 21.367', W 94° 45.148'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 21' 22.02" N, 94° 45' 8.88" W
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Area Code(s)936
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2221-2299 N Raguet St, Lufkin TX 75904, US
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