May 28 2023


2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

A Day in the Life: Civilian Conservation Corps at Cowans Gap State Park

Sunday May 28th, 2023 * 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Join us for a look at life in the Civilian Conservation Corps here at Cowans Gap during the 1930’s and early 1940’s through the eyes of Donald ‘Cookie’ Cooke who worked in the mess hall.
You will learn about everyday routines, their accomplishments, and the importance of the program to the park and the men.
Access for People with Disabilities
If you need an accommodation to participate in park activities due to a disability, please contact George Barner at 717-485-3948 or by e-mail at
Cowans Gap State Park | 6235 Aughwick Road, Fort Loudon, PA 17224-9801

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