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C.C.C. CO. #1265

 
 
C.C.C. CO. #1265 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 14, 2017
1. C.C.C. CO. #1265 Marker
Inscription.  
Between 1933 & 1941 men from
Civilian Conservation Corps
Company 1265 built many of
the facilities at Buttermilk
Falls & R.H. Treman St. Parks.
Town of Ithaca
1996

 
Erected 1996 by Town of Ithaca, New York.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkMan-Made FeaturesParks & Recreational Areas. In addition, it is included in the Civilian Conservation Corps series list.
 
Location. 42° 25.041′ N, 76° 31.362′ W. Marker is in Ithaca, New York, in Tompkins County. Marker is on East Buttermilk Falls Road east of Elmira Road (New York State Route 96), on the right when traveling east. Marker is located along the Buttermilk Falls State Park entrance road, just east of the Park Sign. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 112 East Buttermilk Falls Road, Ithaca NY 14850, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Buttermilk's Rugged Rocks are Recycled Mountains (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct
C.C.C. CO. #1265 Marker (<i>wide view</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 14, 2017
2. C.C.C. CO. #1265 Marker (wide view)
line); Buttermilk Falls (about 500 feet away); Glaciers Cut the Valley; the Creek Cut the Gorge (about 500 feet away); Jupiter (approx. 2 miles away); Ezra Cornell (approx. 2.1 miles away); The Three Pioneers (approx. 2.1 miles away); Ithaca College (approx. 2.1 miles away); Saturn (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ithaca.
 
Also see . . .
1. Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC).
CCC companies contributed to an impressive number of state and national park structures that visitors can still enjoy today. More than 700 new state parks were established through the CCC program. (Submitted on June 12, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

2. Civilian Conservation Corps in the Finger Lakes.
(This link is a professional video presentation about the CCC work at Buttermilk Falls State Park.) Josh Teeter, environmental educator for the Finger Lakes State Parks, explains what CCC camps were in the area parks and what they accomplished. Josh takes us to Robert H. Treman, Watkins Glen, and Buttermilk Falls State Parks. (Submitted on June 12, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Buttermilk Falls State Park entrance (<i>marker visible in background beside road</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 14, 2017
3. Buttermilk Falls State Park entrance (marker visible in background beside road)
Rock Wall and Lamp Pole at Buttermilk Falls State Park image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 14, 2017
4. Rock Wall and Lamp Pole at Buttermilk Falls State Park
This stone wall is one example of the work done around Buttermilk Falls State Park by the Civilian Conservation Corps.
Gorge Retaining Wall (<i>C.C.C. stonework at Buttermilk Falls State Park</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 14, 2017
5. Gorge Retaining Wall (C.C.C. stonework at Buttermilk Falls State Park)
Gorge Trail Staircase (<i>C.C.C. stonework at Buttermilk Falls State Park</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 14, 2017
6. Gorge Trail Staircase (C.C.C. stonework at Buttermilk Falls State Park)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 13, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 12, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 94 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 12, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.   5, 6. submitted on June 13, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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