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Crawford State Park in Crawford County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

C.C.C. Volunteer

 
 
C.C.C. Volunteer Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 15, 2011
1. C.C.C. Volunteer Marker
Inscription.
We dedicate this monument to the 3.5 million men of the Civilian Conservation Corps. We celebrate their legacy of accomplishments they left for the future to enjoy.

This is the home of Camp Farlington, Co. 788th "Fire Devils" SCS-10-L, who built Crawford State Lake from 1934-1939.

Dedicated June 4, 2005

"Man owns neither the land nor the resources upon which he resides, he has merely borrowed them for the short time he is present on this Earth..." John Spurling 1926-2003
 
Erected 2005 by National CCC Alumni Foundation.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Civilian Conservation Corps marker series.
 
Location. 37° 38.651′ N, 94° 48.869′ W. Marker is in Crawford State Park, Kansas, in Crawford County. Click for map. Monument is about 400 feet ESE of the park entrance, off 710th Avenue (Kansas Route 277), near West Lake Road. Marker is in this post office area: Farlington KS 66734, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Beginning (here, next to this marker); Hard Work (a few steps from this marker); Equipment (within shouting distance of this marker); A Brief History of the 788th Company [CCC]
C.C.C. Volunteer - Spurling Quote Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 15, 2011
2. C.C.C. Volunteer - Spurling Quote Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Work Done By Hand (within shouting distance of this marker); Hard Times (within shouting distance of this marker); The Camp of Co. 788 of the Civilian Conservation Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); Education (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in Crawford State Park.
 
Also see . . .
1. Crawford State Park, Kansas. (Submitted on December 4, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Civilian Conservation Corps in Oklahoma History & Culture. (Submitted on December 4, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Life in the Civilian Conservation Corps: A Lesson Plan. (Submitted on December 4, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkEducationEnvironmentMan-Made Features
 
C.C.C. Volunteer Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 15, 2011
3. C.C.C. Volunteer Monument
C.C.C. Volunteer Statue image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 15, 2011
4. C.C.C. Volunteer Statue
C.C.C. Emblem image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 15, 2011
5. C.C.C. Emblem
C.C.C. Volunteer Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 15, 2011
6. C.C.C. Volunteer Monument
C.C.C. Volunteer Monument Paver image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 15, 2011
7. C.C.C. Volunteer Monument Paver
C.C.C. Memorial Trail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 15, 2011
8. C.C.C. Memorial Trail
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 366 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   8. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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