Northwoods Heroes: The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC)
September 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pmFree
Join us at 1 pm, Wednesday, September 28th at the Manitowish Waters Athletic Club to explore the pivotal role of our own Civilian Conservation Corps, Camp Mercer, in protecting the Northwoods’ natural resources.
Local historian Jim Bokern will share newly discovered images, stories and the creation of a new local interpretive trail that celebrates the “Greatest Generation” of Americans. The CCC launched a bold set of plans to alleviate depression-era hardship, overhaul conservation practices, and get young American men working, training, and earning a steady paycheck.
Light refreshments will be served.