Huntsville in Madison County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Civilian Conservation Corps
(C. C. C.) Camp
— 1935~1940 —
This rock entrance is all that remains of Camp Ala. SP-16, 3486 and Camp Ala. TVA-7, 3483 which were built here due to available water. They were part of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's conservation projects. When WW II started the men enlisted in the army.
The boundaries were Wildwood Avenue north to Hutchens Avenue and Monte Sano Blvd east to Panorama Drive. For more information go north on Monte Sano Blvd, right on Nolen Avenue into their legacy; 2,340 acre Monte Sano State Park.
Erected 2010 by Monte Sano Historical Association.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • War, World II. In addition, it is included in the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), and the Former U.S. Presidents: #32 Franklin D. Roosevelt series lists.
Location. 34° 43.839′ N, 86° 31.945′ W. Marker is in Huntsville, Alabama, in Madison County. Marker is at the intersection of Monte Sano Blvd Southeast and Highland Plaza Southeast, on the rightTouch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Huntsville AL 35801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Camp Monte Sano (approx. 0.2 miles away); Schrimsher Farm (approx. 0.3 miles away); Monte Sano Elementary School (approx. 0.4 miles away); Trough Springs (approx. 0.7 miles away); Lowell M. Anderson (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntsville.
Additional keywords. New Deal
Credits. This page was last revised on August 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 23, 2012, by Harry Gatzke of Huntsville, Alabama. This page has been viewed 893 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 23, 2012, by Harry Gatzke of Huntsville, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.