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The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in South Dakota had over 50 camps and side camps. Over 30,000 men served in the South Dakota corps between 1933 and 1942. If you have questions, comments, corrections, or information regarding the South Dakota CCC, Please Contact Us.
Alcester
1934, 08/03 - 1934, 10/01, 2746
1935, 06/27 - 1941, 2746
1942, 4725V

. . . . more located in city park of NE Alcester, SD

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43.0252666-96.62805
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43° 1' 30.960" N96° 37' 40.980" W
American Island
1935, 06/26 - 1937, Fall, 4725V
1938, Reopened as Camp SCS-1 to November of 1941

. . . . more 1 mi from Chamberlain, South Dakota.

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43.8159-99.32736
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43° 47' 10.486" N99° 20' 19.907" W
Badlands Interior
1939, 11/01

. . . . more near Interior, SD south of Cedar Pass.

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43.748963-101.942317
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43° 44' 56.267" N101° 56' 32.341" W
Badlands Wall
1939, 11/01 - 1941, Fall, 2754

. . . . more about 20 miles SW of Wall, South Dakota

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43.907129-102.419298
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43°54'25.7"N102°25'09.5"W
Black Fox
1939,

. . . . more 7.5 miles W, NW of Rochford, SD

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44.145687-103.843119
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44° 8' 44.473" N103° 50' 35.228" W
Calcite
1933, 10/16 - 1935, 10/21, 1784V

. . . . more S of Tilford about 1-2 miles and about 18 miles south of Sturgis, SD

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44.283999-103.425368
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44° 17' 2.396" N103° 25' 31.325" W
Camp Crook
1934, 07/29 - 1935, 10/24, 2747
1935, 10/24 - 1936, 10/14, 2765*
1937, 07/17, 2767*

. . . . more F-19 (DF-19) Crook (Harding County) was 5-10 miles NW of Camp Crook, SD

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45.654887-104.039079
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45°39'17.6"N104°02'20.7"W
Canton
1934, 07/31 - 1934, 10/01, 2749

. . . . more 1 mi S of Canton

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43.288776-96.58893
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43° 17' 19.594" N96° 35' 20.148" W
Crow Creek
1934, 07/31 - 1934, 10/20, 2753
1934, 10/20 - 1935, 05/25, 2740
1935, 05/25 - 1938, May, 4726

. . . . more 13 mi N of Chamberlain, SD

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43.976094-99.298686
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43° 58' 33.938" N99° 17' 55.270" W
Custer
1933, 06/13 - 1937, Spr, 1791
1939, 762

. . . . more 7 miles NW of Custer, SD

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43.807968-103.717156
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43° 48' 28.685" N103° 43' 1.762" W
Doran
1937, July, 757**
1938 - 1939, 762**
Operated as SP-2 1933-1936

. . . . more approx. 2 mi east of Custer, SD

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43.765039-103.514233
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43° 45' 54.140" N103° 30' 51.239" W
Doran
1933, 06/17 - 1935, 10/21, 1795
1936, 01/06 - 1937, 04/08, 2766
Closed but reopened as F-23

. . . . more approx. 2 mi east of Custer, SD

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43.765039-103.514233
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43° 45' 54.140" N103° 30' 51.239" W
Este
1933, 05/18 - 1941, 789
1941 - 1942, 07/28, 2759V

. . . . more (sometimes called Nemo) 2 miles south of Nemo, SD

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44.173202-103.495213
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44° 10' 23.527" N103° 29' 42.767" W
Farm Island
1933, 10/23 - 1934, Oct, 796
1934, Oct - 1937, 09/30, 2756

. . . . more 6 mi E of Pierre, SD

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44.337509-100.274842
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44° 20' 15.032" N100° 16' 29.431" W
Fechner
1936, 10/15 - 1942, Sum, 2765
1942, Spr - 1942, 07/27, 4725V
Operate as D-Army-1 during 1934-35

. . . . more aprox. 3 miles east of Sturgis, SD

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44.41185-103.482544
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44° 24' 42.660" N103° 28' 57.158" W
Fechner
1934, 07/20 - 1935, 10/31, 2758
1935, 10/31 - 1936, Spr, Headquarters Co.
Closed as D-Army-1 Spr 1936 and reopened as SCS-6

. . . . more aprox. 3 miles east of Sturgis, SD

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44.41185-103.482544
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44° 24' 42.660" N103° 28' 57.158" W
Hazelrodt
1933, 05/20 - 1935, 10/30, 790
1935, 10/30 - 1936, 01/06, 2766

. . . . more 8 miles south of Custer City, SD

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43.714354-103.513101
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43°42'51.7"N103°30'47.2"W
Hill City
1933, 06/05 - 1936, 5/25, 793

. . . . more (Newton Lake) 4 miles northwest of Hill City, SD

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43.9649-103.610816
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43° 57' 53.640" N103° 36' 38.938" W
Horse Creek
1933, 05/22 - 1934, 04/30, 791
1934, 07/29 - 1935, 10/21/, 2752
1935, 10/21/ - 36, 2761* transferred to Logan, UT

. . . . more about 2 miles west of Hwy 385 and Horse Creek Rd, SD

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44.00448-103.53849
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44° 0' 16.128" N103° 32' 18.564" W
Huron
1935, 10/31 - 1937, 2770*
1938 - 1941, 4725V

. . . . more The camp was located on the state fairgrounds on the west edge of Huron.

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44.3633-98.2301
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44° 21' 47.9" N98°13'48.4" W
Jewel Cave
1935

. . . . more Just west of the Jewel Cave ranger cabin and acros the road in Hell Canyon

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43.7376-103.846232
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43° 44' 15.360" N103° 50' 46.435" W
La Creek Refuge
1937, 05/10 - 1939, 4723**

. . . . more about 22 miles NE of Merriman, NE

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43.215183-101.5129
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43° 12' 54.659" N101° 30' 46.440" W
Lake Andes
1933, Nebraska Co.
1934, 07/31 - 1934, 11/01, 2759V
1935, Nebraska Co.

. . . . more .75 mi E of Lake Andes, SD

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43.15139838453586-98.54614875604904
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43° 9' 5.034" N98° 32' 46.136" W
Lake Kampeska
1933, 07/13 - 1933, 10/15, 1784V

. . . . more 2 mi NW of Watertown, SD

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44.91670312565809-97.14729700868318
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44° 55' 0.131" N97° 8' 50.269" W
Lake Poinsett
1934, 08/04 - 1934, 10/19, 2751

. . . . more 9 miles E of Lake Norden, SD

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44.602694-97.054913
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44° 36' 9.698" N97° 3' 17.687" W
Lightning Creek
1933, 10/17 - 1934, 04/30, 1783V*
1934, 04/30 -1941, 791

. . . . more 9 mi W of Custer and approx. 4 miles east of Jewel Cave National Monument.

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43.74105-103.7441
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43° 44' 27.780" N103° 44' 38.760" W
Lodge
1934, 07/16 - 1935, 10/31, 2755
1935, 10/31 - 1936, 01/13, 795*
1936, 04/27 - 1942, 07/30, 1793

. . . . more approx. 13 mi NE of Custer

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43.807261-103.428818
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43° 48' 26.140" N103° 25' 43.745" W
Mayo
1933, 06/17 - 1934, 10/20, 1792
1935, 10/20 - 1936, 01/14, 1764***

. . . . more 1 mile S of Sanator, SD which is south of Custer, SD

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43.688645-103.615684
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43° 41' 19.122" N103° 36' 56.462" W
Mystic
1933, 06/29 - 1934, 10/20, 760**
1934, 10/30 - 1935, 11/01/, 2753
1935, 11/01 - 1936, 01/20, 2763*
1936, 01/20 - 1937,1790

. . . . more about 4 miles south of Mystic, SD

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44.034849-103.666303
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44° 2' 5.456" N103° 39' 58.691" W
Narrows
1934, 07/16 - 1941, 10/01, 2757

. . . . more Camp Narrows was located in Custer State Park.

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43.71795009369911-103.4889598268199
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43° 43' 4.620" N103° 29' 20.255" W
Oreville
1933, 10/28 - 1934, 10/21, 766*
1934, 10/21 - 1935, 10/27, 2751
1935, 10/27 - 1936, 2760*
1937, 756**

. . . . more about 5 mi S of Hill City, SD

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43.8688-103.6224
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43° 52' 37.849" N103° 37' 38.994" W
Orman Dam
1934, 07/18 - 1942, Spr, 2750

. . . . more (DBR-2), (Fruitdale) 12 miles NE of Belle Fourche, SD

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44.688974-103.664001
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44° 41' 20.306" N103° 39' 50.404" W
Pactola
1933, 06/08 - 1935, Oct
1936, 05/25 -1940, 2748

. . . . more 2 miles west of the village of Pactola

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44.069241-103.483316
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44° 4' 9.268" N103° 28' 59.938" W
Park Creek
1934, 11/02 - 1941, 2759V

. . . . more (Galena) SW of Sturgis, SE of Deadwood, SD

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44.337715-103.595241
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44° 20' 15.774" N103° 35' 42.868" W
Pine Creek
1933, 06/12 - 1936, 04/27, 1793

. . . . more Camp SP-1 was located 1 mile west and 1 mile north of Mount Rushmore, among the pine-covered hills of Pine Creek Canyon.

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43.894-103.47975
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43° 53' 44.047" N103° 29' 0.925" W
Presho
1934, 08/01 - 1934, 10/21, 2756
1935, 758** 2770*
1936, 08/28 - 1936, 10/15, 2737**
1938, May - Oct, 4726

. . . . more In city park at SW corner of Presho

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43.912247-100.199825
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43° 54' 44.089" N100° 11' 59.370" W
Rochford
1933, 06/09 - 1936, 1790

. . . . more near the mining town of Rochford

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44.12269373131301-103.7299459611292
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44° 7' 21.697" N103° 43' 47.805" W
Rockerville
1933, 06/16 - 1935, Spr, 1794

. . . . more 13 miles SW of Rapid City

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43.948066-103.382439
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43° 57' 18.626" N103° 22' 10.331" W
Roubaix
1933, 06/03 - 1935, Spr, 792
1935, Spr-Fall, 2759V
1935, Fall, 792

. . . . more 16 mi SE of Deadwood

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44.199795-103.660782
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44° 11' 59.262" N103° 39' 38.815" W
Sand Lake
1935, 06/28 - 1939, Spr, 2749

. . . . more (Columbia) 8 mi N of Columbia, SD

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45.726435-98.311014
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45° 43' 35.166" N98° 18' 39.650" W
Savoy
1934, 10/15 - 1935, 05/15, 756*
1935, 05/15 - 1935, Oct, 792

. . . . more 22 mi S of Spearfish, SD

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44.338181-103.963093
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44°20'17.4"N103°57'47.1"W
Sheridan
1939, 6/13 - 1942, 762

. . . . more 6 mi NE of Hill City, SD

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43.974905-103.450284
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43° 58' 29.658" N103° 27' 1.022" W
Summit
1934, 05/10 - 1934, 10/31, 791
1935, Spr - 1935, 10/18, 1794
1936, Spr - Fall, 1791
1937, 06/01 - July, 757**

. . . . more Camp Summit Peak was 24 mi NE of Newcastle, WY.

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43.853918-104.052569
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43° 51' 14.105" N104° 3' 9.248" W
Tigerville
1933, 10/27 - 1934, 04/21, 765*
1934, 04/21 - 1934, 10/21, 757**
1934, 10/21 - 1936, 05/25, 2748
1936, 05/25 - 1942, 793xx

. . . . more Camp Tigerville was located approximately 8 miles NW from Hill City, SD on Deerfield Road.

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43.9953-103.696
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43° 59' 32.814" N103° 41' 32.360" W
Tom Berry
1934, 07/31 - 1934, 10/20, 2748

. . . . more 3 Mi SE of Belvidere, SD

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43.798015-101.249557
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43°47'52.9"N101°14'58.4"W
Wind Cave
1934, 07/16 - 1939, 11/01, 2754

. . . . more 10 mi N Hot Springs, South Dakota

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43.520936-103.475915
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43° 31' 15.370" N103° 28' 33.294" W
Total Items: 46

This "CCC" project is part of a larger one that will undoubtedly never be completed. Some 23,000 plus workers served in the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in South Dakota. This project core has been adopted from the project started by Otto Bochman utilizing several sources and visiting the majority of CCC campsites. Early on Peggy Sanders shared information that she had gathered. Her extensive work on the CCC, her book(s) and her contribution to the Museum in Hill City have been most important in reaching this point in our project. Lyle Derschied's "The Civilian Conservation Corps in South Dakota, 1933-1942" was an invaluable resource.

Derschied, Lyle A. "The Civilian Conservation Corps in South Dakota, 1933-1942." Brookings, SD, South Dakota State University Foundation Press, 1986. No longer in print. Available at some libraries but may not be checked-out.