CPS Camp Number 053

CPS Camp Number 053

Technical Agency: Forest Service


CPS Camp No. 53, a Forest Service base camp located in the White Mountain National Forest near Gorham, New Hampshire and operated by the American Friends Service Committee, opened in October 1942 and closed in April 1943. The men performed timber management, fire control, and maintenance of trails, highways and telephone lines.


  • Location: Gorham, New Hampshire | Opened: October 1942 | Closed: April 1943