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Baraboo in Sauk County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Camp Life

 
 
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Photographed By Devon Polzar, 2021
1. Camp Life Marker
Inscription.  Each camp housed 200 men plus technical staff and army personnel. Enrollees slept, ate and relaxed in uninsulated barracks - simple, tarpapered wooden structures built by the first enrollees. Screens on windows and doors let in cool, summer night air. Woodburning barrel stoves warmed the men in winter.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Parks & Recreational Areas.
 
Location. 43° 24.647′ N, 89° 42.684′ W. Marker is in Baraboo, Wisconsin, in Sauk County. Marker can be reached from South Lake Road. The marker is located in Devil's Lake State Park near the CCC parking lot along South Lake Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baraboo WI 53913, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Building a Nation (here, next to this marker); Building a Park System (a few steps from this marker); Hard at Work (a few steps from this marker); Civilian Conservation Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); Ice Age National Scientific Reserve (approx. ¾ mile away); Early History of Devil's Lake
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(approx. 0.8 miles away); North Shore Hotel Era (approx. 0.8 miles away); Devil's Lake and the Local Residents (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baraboo.
 
Camp Life Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devon Polzar, 2021
2. Camp Life Marker
Camp Life Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devon Polzar, 2021
3. Camp Life Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 21, 2022. It was originally submitted on February 20, 2022, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 180 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 20, 2022, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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