Friday, May 26, 2023

Indiana: Spring Mill State Park to celebrate CCC work, June 9-11

Spring Mill State Park will celebrate the 90th anniversary of the work Civilian Conservation Corps companies 1536 and 539 accomplished on the property with a weekend of programs and hikes next month.

The events begin on Friday, June 9, with a history hike in the Pioneer Village at 6 p.m., followed by dinner in the Grist Mill at 6:30 p.m. All seats for the dinner have been reserved, but you may email interpretive naturalist Sheree Belt at to be added to the wait list.

There will be a host of activities on Saturday, June 10, including CCC reenactors, hikes around areas the CCC contributed heavily to, unveiling of a new CCC interpretive sign, and an evening kayak program.

Sunday, June 11 will conclude with a salute to the CCC companies that worked at Spring Mill and a slideshow presentation of never-before-presented photos of their time at the park.

For a detailed list of times, locations, and descriptions of programs, see

For more information on this and other upcoming events contact Spring Mill State Park at 812-849-3534 or email

Spring Mill State Park is at 3333 State Road 60 East, Mitchell, 47446.