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Munising Ranger District Administration Site of the Hiawatha National Forest

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1937. 601 Cedar St.

High on a hill overlooking Munising Bay, enrollees of the 3613th Company, Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), Camp Evelyn, under the supervision of Harry Person and Con Liephart, built for the Hiawatha National Forest a ranger station office, dwelling, garage, oil storage house, and warehouse to standard Forest Service plans 68a, B-72, 74, 23, and 14. These plans were intended to create institutional buildings that would fit into their small-town surroundings, in this case Early American, rather than rustic ones. The specifications called for paint colors in “colonial ivory, with silver gray and colonial green trim,” and a chimney of local brownstone.

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Kathryn Bishop Eckert
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Kathryn Bishop Eckert, "Munising Ranger District Administration Site of the Hiawatha National Forest", [Munising, Michigan], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/MI-01-AR3.

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Cover: Buildings of Michigan

Buildings of Michigan, Kathryn Bishop Eckert. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2012, 533-533.

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