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Huntsville in Madison County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Civilian Conservation Corps

(C. C. C.) Camp

 

1935~1940

 
CIVILIAN CONSERVATION CORPS CAMP Marker image. Click for full size.
By Harry Gatzke, May 22, 2012
1. CIVILIAN CONSERVATION CORPS CAMP Marker
Inscription. This rock entrance is all that remains of Camp Ala. SP-16, 3486 and Camp Ala. TVA-7, 3483 which were built here due to available water. They were part of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's conservation projects. When WW II started the men enlisted in the army.

The boundaries were Wildwood Avenue north to Hutchens Avenue and Monte Sano Blvd east to Panorama Drive. For more information go north on Monte Sano Blvd, right on Nolen Avenue into their legacy; 2,340 acre Monte Sano State Park.

Donated by Monte Sano Historical Association 2010
 
Erected 2010 by Monte Sano Historical Association.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Civilian Conservation Corps marker series.
 
Location. 34° 43.839′ N, 86° 31.945′ W. Marker is in Huntsville, Alabama, in Madison County. Marker is at the intersection of Monte Sano Blvd Southeast and Highland Plaza Southeast, on the right when traveling north on Monte Sano Blvd Southeast. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Huntsville AL 35801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Trough Springs (approx. 0.7 miles away); Burritt Museum
Rock entrance wall of CCC Camp image. Click for full size.
By Harry Gatzke, May 22, 2012
2. Rock entrance wall of CCC Camp
(approx. 0.8 miles away); Hotel Monte Sano (approx. 0.9 miles away); Historic Viduta / Hotel Monte Sano (approx. 0.9 miles away); Monte Sano Railway (approx. 1.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Huntsville.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Harry Gatzke of Huntsville, Alabama. This page has been viewed 662 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Harry Gatzke of Huntsville, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 21, 2016.
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