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Throwback to past: Job Corps workers repair Longbow camp


May 5, 2021

LOCAL HISTORIAN Tony Farque, left, speaks to Job Corps students at Longbow Camp last week.

Saving the past, from the present, for the future.

That's what a group of four Job Corps students at Longbow Organizational Camp have been doing over the last three weeks, said retired Sweet Home National Forest archaeologist Tony Farque.

The Job Corps crew just completed a three-week project to improve the camp, scrubbing moss off of roof shingles on a number of camp structures, hoisting up tables that were sinking into the ground, and repairing the fireplace in the covered picnic area, along with other general maintenance.

Longbow campground, situated on 10 acres on the banks of the Sout...

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