Hill City in Pennington County, South Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
the young men of the
Civilian Conservation Corps
Made possible by a grant from
Melvin B. Hermanson
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas. In addition, it is included in the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) 🏞️ series list.
Location. 43° 56.292′ N, 103° 33.675′ W. Marker is in Hill City, South Dakota, in Pennington County. Marker is on East Main Street (U.S. 385) 0.4 miles north of Museum Drive, on the left when traveling north. Marker is located on the grounds of the CCC Museum of South Dakota at this address. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 23935 US-385, Hill City SD 57745, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Black Hills Central Railroad (approx. 0.7 miles away); Von Woehrman Building (approx. 0.9 miles away); Hill CityNot Just Any Old Railroad Line (approx. one mile away); Newton Lake CCC Camp (approx. 3 miles away); Sheridan (approx. 4.3 miles away); Harney Peak Lookout (approx. 5.2 miles away); Civilian Conservation Corps Camp (approx. 5.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hill City.
Also see . . .
1. Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC). In his first 100 days in office, President Roosevelt approved several measures as part of his "New Deal," including the Emergency Conservation Work Act (ECW), better known as the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC). With that action, he brought together the nation's young men and the land in an effort to save them both. Roosevelt proposed to recruit thousands of unemployed young men, enlist them in a peacetime army, and send them to battle the erosion and destruction of the nation's natural resources. More than any other New Deal agency, the CCC is considered to be an extension of Roosevelt's personal philosophy. (Submitted on July 15, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
2. The Official CCC Museum of South Dakota. The CCC Museum (Submitted on July 15, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
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