Texas Frontier Trails Western Heritage Park – Mineral Wells, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX
N 32° 49.961 W 098° 06.797
14S E 582991 N 3633086
Quick Description: Known as Millings Park at the time the CCC work was done, it was designated SP-8 for development. The park is not privately owned and entrance fee is charged.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 4/29/2019 8:39:28 AM
Waymark Code: WM10FHE
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 1

Long Description:
Living New Deal

"Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Company 1811 arrived in Mineral Wells on June 17, 1933 and divided its time between the park and the nearby National Guard facility at Camp Wolters. The company left on January 2, 1934.

The CCC built entrance portals, roads, stone stairs, a refectory, latrine and arched footbridge over Pollard Creek.

The state never accepted the park, and the city reclaimed the land. It was renamed Lions Club Park, then Pollard Creek Park and is now known as Texas Frontier Trails Western Heritage Park.

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