Crawford State Park in Crawford County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
The Fire Devils
In this area, the camp kitchen once stood. One can still see part of the concrete foundation and metal food containers left over from the last company mess.
Location. 37° 38.598′ N, 94° 48.875′ W. Marker is in Crawford State Park, Kansas, in Crawford County. Click for map. Marker is along the CCC Memorial Trail, which begins at the CCC Monument, 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. Education (a few steps from this marker); The Camp of Co. 788 of the Civilian Conservation Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); Hard Times (within shouting distance of this marker); Equipment (within shouting distance A Brief History of the 788th Company [CCC] (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Work Done By Hand (about 300 feet away); Hard Work (about 300 feet away); C.C.C. Volunteer (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Crawford State Park.
Also see . . .
1. Crawford State Park, Kansas. (Submitted on December 5, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
2. Civilian Conservation Corps in Kansas and its Newspapers. (Submitted on December 5, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 311 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.