Massachusetts Forest and Park Friends Network News and Alerts
July 7, 2013
|Celebrate the CCC Legacy!|
80th Anniversary of the Civilian Conservation Corps
Saturday, July 13, 2013
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Ceremony at 11:00 am
Come honor the men who laid the cornerstone for the Massachusetts State Parks system, and enjoy a day of fun. A recognition ceremony will begin at 11:00 a.m., followed by a celebration at noon, with anniversary cake and displays in the CCC Headquarters building. There will also be a camp tour, an authentic CCC truck, a ham radio booth, and other activities for young and old. Bring your own lunch and enjoy our picnic tables. At 1:00 p.m., you are invited to Hike Through History with us as we visit CCC sites in the forest. This is a moderate hike with a short and long option.
You are welcome to come for all or any part of the day.
Directions from east or west: Mass Pike (Rte. I-90) to Rte. I-495 south to Upton exit 21B. Right off ramp, go straight 3.5 miles and take sharp right onto Westborough Road, stay right at the top of the hill. Upton State Forest is 2 miles on the right.
Reasonable accommodations are available upon request.
For questions, contact the Friends of Upton State Forest at firstname.lastname@example.org or DCR Community Relations at (617) 626-4973.
Note: The Civilian Conservation Corps Legacy Foundation strives to bring awareness to the heritage of the CCC, CCC alumni, their programs and accomplishments. Visit the CCC Legacy Foundation on Facebook
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