Jenny Lake CCC Camp NP-4

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Jenny Lake CCC Camp NP-4
Jenny Lake CCC messhall.jpg
CCC mess hall
Jenny Lake CCC Camp NP-4 is located in Wyoming
Jenny Lake CCC Camp NP-4
Nearest city Moose, Wyoming
Coordinates 43°44′58″N 110°43′28″W / 43.74944°N 110.72444°W / 43.74944; -110.72444Coordinates: 43°44′58″N 110°43′28″W / 43.74944°N 110.72444°W / 43.74944; -110.72444
Architect NPS
Architectural style No Style Listed
Governing body National Park Service
MPS Grand Teton National Park MPS
NRHP Reference #

98001033

[1]
Added to NRHP July 07, 2006

CCC Camp NP-4, also known as the Horse Concessioner Dormitory and the Climbing Concession Office, at Jenny Lake in Grand Teton National Park was the largest Civilian Conservation Corps camp in Grand Teton. Located at the South end of Jenny Lake, the camp housed young men from 1934 to 1942, who worked on improvements to trails, campsites, employee housing, utilities and timber salvage at Jackson Lake. The surviving structures include a messhall and a bathhouse.[2]

It is unusual for CCC facilities to survive, as they were typically dismantled when the CCC program was completed. The camp was later used as a base camp for mountain climbing concessioners.[3] The camp became known as the "C-Camp," accommodating climbers close to the base of the mountains. The bathhouse became the base for Paul Petzoldt and Glenn Exum's Petzoldt-Exum School of American Mountaineering. The building is still in use as the summer base for Exum Mountain Guides.[4] It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on July 7, 2006.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. 
  2. ^ "Conservationists". Grand Teton Historic Resource Study. National Park Service. 2008-10-24. 
  3. ^ Janene Caywood, Ann Hubber, Kathryn Schneid (1997). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: Jenny Lake CCC Camp NP-4" (pdf). National Park Service. 
  4. ^ "CCC Camp". Grand Teton National Park: Cultural History. National Park Service. Retrieved 16 April 2011. 

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