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The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) was a public works program that put over three million young men and adults to work during the Great Depression of the 1930's and 1940's in the United States.
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Image for I&M Canal Towpath stone bridge (Willow Springs, IL)view gallery

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Civilian Conservation CorpsI&M Canal Towpath stone bridge (Willow Springs, IL)

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Built by the CCC to facilitate drainage. Now under the bikepath that follows the old canal towpath. You have to look hard to find it, then climb down to see it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/26/2008

last visited: 12/16/2009

Image for I&M Canal Footbridge (Willow Springs,IL) remnantsview gallery

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Civilian Conservation CorpsI&M Canal Footbridge (Willow Springs,IL) remnants

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Stone pilings that once supported a wooden footbridge built by the CCC across the old Illinois & Michigan Canal in Willow Springs,IL are all that's left.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/26/2008

last visited: never

Image for "The Worker" Statue - Camp Lemont (IL) Co. 612view gallery

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Civilian Conservation Corps"The Worker" Statue - Camp Lemont (IL) Co. 612

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This statue commemorates the dedication and spirit of the young men who served in the CCC from April, 1933 - July, 1942. Camp Chicago-Lemont, Willow Springs, IL est. 6/4/1933.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/26/2008

last visited: 9/29/2013

Image for CCC Shelter on I&M Canal - Lockport, ILview gallery

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Civilian Conservation CorpsCCC Shelter on I&M Canal - Lockport, IL

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A shelter along the old Illinois & Michigan Canal, circa 1934.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/8/2009

last visited: never

Image for Camp Thornton marker - Thornton, ILview gallery

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Civilian Conservation CorpsCamp Thornton marker - Thornton, IL

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Marker in the Sweet Woods Forest Preserve explaining the history of the Civilian Conservation Corps camp, German POW Camp and youth camps located in the woods.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/21/2011

last visited: never

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Civilian Conservation CorpsStarved Rock Lodge and Cabins - Utica, IL

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High atop a wooded bluff overlooking the Illinois River, surrounded by 2,630 acres of thick forests, 18 lush canyons and sparkling waterfalls is Starved Rock Lodge, built by the CCC.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/16/2008

last visited: 10/22/2014

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