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Bessie Shelter (exterior)
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Constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the mid 1930s, Bessie Shelter served as a camp to Forest Service employees for maintenance in the area.  Livestock grazing, huckleberry-picking, and hunting season were popular in the meadows around Bessie Creek.  This shelter also supplied materials for trail work near Bessie Rock to the north, where a former lookout tower and ladder ascended to the top.  Of only a few remaining "Adirondack-style" shelters remaining today, Bessie Shelter now serves primarily as a camp.

Information obtained from the posted green sign inside the shelter.

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Taken: 04/01/2012
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Updated: 15/02/2012
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