1939

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1939 - Blockhouse at CCC Gamp Raco Entrance Pictured...
Blockhouse at CCC Gamp Raco Entrance Pictured above is one of two log blockhouses which flank the entrance at CCC Camp Raco. 25 miles west of the Sauit on highway M-2S. Built entirely by CCC enrollees at Camp Raco under the guidance of Capt. A. X. Hamilton, camp commander, the two blockhouses, blockhouses, of the same design as the forts used in early American history history to protect settlers from Indian attacks, were constructed to inform tourists that a CCC camp is situated nearby. The camp cannot cannot be seen from the highway, go the name of the camp and the company has been laid out in white stone on either side of the blockhouses. blockhouses. None of the boys had any experience in the art of log construction construction before they built the blockhouses. They were taught this work by their foremen.

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  1. The Evening News,
  2. 28 Sep 1939, Thu,
  3. Page 3

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