Pieces of the Past
Artifacts, Documents, and Primary Sources
from Letchworth Park History

A List of CCC Camps in
Letchworth State Park


This is the list of the Civilian Conservation Corps camps that existed in Letchworth State Park during the Great Depression. The information is taken from the records of the Genesee State Park Commission. See our Glimpse page on the CCC, our Pieces of the Past and Historic Photo Album for more information on the CCC program in Letchworth Park.


Camp 23 Big Bend - started June 1933 - first camp - later became a Work Projects Administration Camp - closed in August 1942

Camp 40 Gibsonville - started Sept 14, 1933 - closed in Oct 1937 buildings torn down

Camp 76 St. Helena - in operation May 1934, closed in May 1936 buildings torn down

Camp 49 at Lower Falls - started May 1935, closed October 1941, later used as a German Prisoner of War Camp. Torn down in 1946

Camp 53 at Hamlin Beach State Park was also within the Genesee State Park Region. It opened in May of 1935 and was officially closed in August on 1941.


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