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Category: Camp-News  Date: 1933-05-18

First in South Dakota

Este was the first South Dakota camp opened and one of the last closed. It was part of the federal CCC program to renovate forests and build more recreation areas. The camp was establish May 18, 1933, and closed July 28, 1942.
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CCC Camp Este

The image above of Camp Este is from The Digital Library of South Dakota (DLSD)

Additional information about Camp Este can be found on The CCC Blog, and NPS.gov.

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Este was the first South Dakota camp opened and one of the last closed.