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1868

Fred E. Brooks was born

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1925

The state purchased land from the Watoga Land Association for the Watoga State Forest

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1926

A first tower was built in Watoga State Park

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1933

Camp Watoga was created by the Civilian Conservation Corps

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1934

The state purchased additional acreage from the Maryand Lumber Company to create Watoga State Forest

1934

Camp Seebert was established by the Civilian Conservation Corps

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1935

Camp Will Rogers was opened by the Civilian Conservation Corps

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Jul 01, 1937

Watoga State Park was opened to the public

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1937

CCC Camps Seebert and Will Rogers were closed

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1938

An area for an arboretum was set aside in Watoga State Park

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1942

CCC Camp Watoga was closed

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