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Civilian Conservation Corps Museum at North Higgins Lake State Park near Roscommon Favorit Place, Ccc Civilian Conservation, States Parks, Lakes States, Higgin Lakes, Michigan Ccc, Ccc Museums, Ccc Info, Corps Museums
"Close to the heart of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, the CCC combined his interests in conservation and universal service for youth. He believed that this civilian “tree army” would relieve the rural unemployed and keep youth “off the city street corners.”
April 5, 1933 – President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs executive orders 6101 to establish the Civilian Conservation Corps. During the time of the CCC, volunteers planted nearly 3 billion trees to help reforest America, constructed more than 800 parks nationwide and upgraded most state parks, updated forest fire fighting methods, and built a network of service buildings and public roadways in remote areas.