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Near Vail in Pima County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

The CCC Worker

Camp SP-10-A

 

—Colossal Cave Mountain Park 1934 – 1937 —

 
The CCC Worker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, May 9, 2010
1. The CCC Worker Marker
Inscription. Honoring the young men who served in the Civilian Conservation Corps here and across the nation. With shovel and hammer, trowel and chisel, they moved earth, planted trees, crafted stone, and built structures that shape our landscape and remain a lasting legacy of their service.
 
Erected 2008 by Gerald Johnson, CCC Alumnus and CCC Legacy Chapter 44.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Civilian Conservation Corps marker series.
 
Location. 32° 3.725′ N, 110° 38.019′ W. Marker is near Vail, Arizona, in Pima County. Marker can be reached from East Old Spanish Trail. Click for map. Marker is on walkway leading to the ramada and headquarters building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 16721 East Old Spanish Trail, Vail AZ 85641, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Colossal Cave Mountain Park (a few steps from this marker); Cienega Bridge (approx. 3 miles away); Vail Sonoita Highway (approx. 5.2 miles away but has been reported missing); Desert Homes (approx. 8.8 miles away); Home for Saguaros
The CCC Worker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, May 9, 2010
2. The CCC Worker Marker
(approx. 10.1 miles away); Where Have All the Saguaros Gone? (approx. 11.1 miles away); Officer Erik Hite (approx. 15.5 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  The Civilian Conservation Corps. Colossal Cave Mountain Park owes an enormous debt to the Civilian Conservation Corps for its handsome headquarters buildings, to say nothing of the installation of the lighting, walkways, and handrails in the Cave. (Submitted on May 11, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.) 
 
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The CCC Worker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, May 9, 2010
3. The CCC Worker
CCC Office Building at La Posta Quemada Ranch image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, May 9, 2010
4. CCC Office Building at La Posta Quemada Ranch
The ranch is the site of Camp SP-10-A, where the enrollees were housed. The Civilian Conservation Corps Museum is now housed in the adobe building. GPS of building 32 02.979'N 110 38.151'W
Plaque at CCC Office Building image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, May 9, 2010
5. Plaque at CCC Office Building
Civilian Conservation Corps (C.C.C.)
This memorial is dedicated to all who served in Arizona and the three million who served in the C.C.C's nation wide.
"The President's Tree Army"
1933 – 1942
Erected by the Civilian conservation Corps Alumni of Arizona
"It was the best thing that ever happened to me"
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 924 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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