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CCC reunion Aug. 18 at Longbow camp


August 15, 2010

The event will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 18, at Longbow Organization Camp. The picnic, which is sponsored by Jan and Fred Wellhouser of South Santiam Services and the U.S. Forest Service - Sweet Home Ranger District, is hosted annually to honor the brave and hard-working men of CCC Company 2097.

Company 2097, formerly Company 1314, was organized in 1933. They moved to Camp Cascadia, located on the South Santiam River 22 miles east of Sweet Home, on June 20, 1934. While working in the Willamette National Forest, Company 2097 built 35 miles of forest road and 80 miles of trails; installe...

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