The CCC Boys -- A History

Come and learn how President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's "Tree Army" helped lift America out of the Great Depression while leaving behind a legacy in Texas known as State Parks- including Fort Parker!

When Oct 12, 2013
from 09:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Where Fort Parker State Park
Contact Phone (254) 562-5751
Attendees Adults and youth with an interest in history.

Putting young men to work across the nation, the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) built state and national parks, and helped preserve our natural resources. This presentation will discuss the events leading up to the Great Depression, the role of the CCC  in helping America defeat the greatest financial crisis in our nation's history and how they built Fort Parker State Park and many other parks in the Texas State Park System. Program starts at 9:00 p.m. at the open pavilion. 

There is no fee for the program, but park entrance fees apply. Children 12 and under have free park entry.

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