“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Oakland in Garrett County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Civilian Conservation Corps

1933 -1942

Civilian Conservation Corps Marker image. Click for full size.
By Chris Pfingsten, April 23, 2011
1. Civilian Conservation Corps Marker
Inscription. A nationwide program established by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to perform emergency natural resource conservation work on public lands. The C C C employed millions during the depression and set the standards for the development of our State and National Parks and Forests. The C C C built roads, trails, bridges and recreational facilities that are still in use throughout Maryland State Parks.
Erected by Maryland Historical Trust - Maryland State Highway Administration.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Civilian Conservation Corps marker series.
Location. 39° 27.09′ N, 79° 27.079′ W. Marker is in Oakland, Maryland, in Garrett County. Marker is on Herrington Lane. Click for map. Marker is in the Swallow Falls parking lot. Marker is in this post office area: Oakland MD 21550, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Forestry Beginning (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fort Alice (approx. 2.6 miles away); Preston County / Maryland (approx. 2.8 miles away in West Virginia); Tradition of Washington Spring (approx. 3.3 miles away); Washington's Camp (approx. 3.6 miles away in West Virginia); The Oakland Hotel (approx. 3.6 miles away); Oakland (approx. 3.7 miles away); 1884 Oakland Train Station (approx. 3.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Oakland.
Categories. Charity & Public Work
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 344 times since then and 39 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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