Camp Ripley: 1930-1960 (Images of America) by Sandra Alcott Erickson

By Sandra Alcott Erickson

Camp Ripley is the successor to Minnesota's first officially tested nationwide safeguard education facility, Camp Lakeview, which was once positioned at the seashores of Lake Pepin and south of the city of Lake urban. the recent put up took its identify from fortress Ripley, a U.S. military frontier fortress that opened in 1849. The fort's unique website with its closing ruins are encompassed in the present obstacles of the
Camp Ripley army Reservation. because the camp used to be increasing its amenities in the course of the nice melancholy, various contributors hired via federal New Deal courses participated within the development of Camp Ripley. In phrases and photographs, Camp Ripley: 1930-1960 records the heritage of the camp through the first 3 a long time of its lifestyles. the pictures during this booklet were chosen from the records of the Minnesota army Museum in addition to the Minnesota division of army Affairs and personal collections.

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