Hacklebarney and Voorhees State Parks

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Overview
Hacklebarney and Voorhees State Parks recounts the history of two beautiful natural sanctuaries at the southwestern end of New Jersey's Highlands. Managed as a single unit by the state park service, the two parks are Hacklebarney, 977 acres along the Black River corridor, and Voorhees, 640 acres of gently rolling farmland. Their stories are similar: both parks were created in the 1920s on privately donated land and were developed by the federally operated Civilian Conservation Corps. With more than two hundred unique photographs, many published here for the first time, Hacklebarney and Voorhees State Parks shows life at the CCC camps, the building of trails and roads by hand, and the repair of forests.
Details
ISBN: 9780738536798
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
Date:
State: New Jersey
Series: Images of America
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Author
Historian Peter Osborne is the director of the Minisink Valley Historical Society and the author of Arcadia Publishing's High Point State Park and the Civilian Conservation Corps and numerous regional history works. For Hacklebarney and Voorhees State Parks, he compiled images from the parks, local historical organizations, agencies, individuals, and the men who served in the CCC.