Remembering When. . .

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by Lola Russell.
 
When I read Rickey Robertson’s account about Camp Livingston in the Index, it brought back a lot of memories. The little community of Lee Heights and all the other surrounding areas changed from what seemed like overnight as a sleepy, quiet little place to a very busy, more populated environment. In 1940, when construction began, the economy for the area was boosted. Housing was needed for those workers and their families who came to help build the base, which also created many new jobs.

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