State Parks created by the Civilian Conservation Corps . For information, click on a tree. State Park. Civilian Conservation Corps, CCC (Click for information). Sources:. http://www.cccalumni.org/history1.html http://www.dcr.state.va.us/parks/
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State Parks created by the Civilian Conservation Corps
For information, click on a tree
Civilian Conservation Corps, CCC
(Click for information)
It was put into place by president Franklin Delano Roosevelt in the early 1930’s.
It was the time of the great depression where there was no work little money and hopes were dwindling for many families.
He was basically putting a fight on all environmental problems.
Through the years of the CCC 1933-1942 it is estimated that they planted three billion trees.
Roosevelt created cheap labor for the nation, and it worked, they helped build numerous projects, six state parks were established from the CCC.
In 1942 among war and few people applying for the CCC it was canceled by congress.
By that time it was ok, it helped us immensely to get out of the depression.
These are the Fairy stones that are found at the park.
“Hungry Mother” and brought help back to where her mother had fallen to only find her dead.