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Monongahela National Forest


1907

Devasting flooding occurred on the Monongahela River

1911

Congress enacted the Weeks law which authorized the federal government to cooperate with the various states to purchase land for the protection of the watersheds of navigable streams

Other events that happened on or around 1911

1915

First land for the Monongahela National Forest acquired

Other events that happened on or around 1915

Apr 28, 1920

Monongahela National Forest was created

Other events that happened on or around April 28, 1920

1920

Additional land for Monongahela National Forest was purchased

Other events that happened on or around 1920

1933

The Civilian Conservation Corps first became active in Monongahela National Forest

Other events that happened on or around 1933

1942

The Civilian Conservation Corps was terminated

Other events that happened on or around 1942


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