Mountain Rest in Oconee County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Civilian Conservation Corps Monument
This monument is dedicated to the honor and memory of over three million members who served in the Civilian Conservation Corps, 1933-1942
To the members who built South Carolina's State Park System
Oconee State Park
Topics and series. This historical marker and monument is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Horticulture & Forestry. In addition, it is included in the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) series list.
Location. 34° 51.917′ N, 83° 6.324′ W. Marker is in Mountain Rest, South Carolina, Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 624 State Park Road, Mountain Rest SC 29664, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Civilian Conservation Corps (here, next to this marker); A Building with a Past (a few steps from this marker); Oconee State Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Cherokee Boundary (1777) (within shouting distance of this marker); Building a Tradition (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Oconee Waterwheel (about 500 feet away); Mountain Rest School / Hillbilly Day (approx. 2.3 miles away); Oconee Station / Oconee County (approx. 2.4 miles away); Oconee Town (approx. 2.8 miles away); Chauga Town (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mountain Rest.
Also see . . .
1. Statue Honoring CCC Workers to be Unveiled, Dedicated at Oconee State Park in Mountain Rest, SC. Carolina Arts website entry:
The South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism, in conjunction with the National Association of Civilian Conservation Corps Alumni, will hold an unveiling and dedication ceremony for a six-foot bronze statue of a CCC worker at 1:30pm on Sept. 16,  at Oconee State Park in Mountain Rest, SC. (Submitted on December 9, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
2. Civilian Conservation Corps. Wikipedia entry:
The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) was a work relief program for young men from unemployed families, established on March 21, 1933, by U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt. (Submitted on December 9, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
3. Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), 1933-1941. U.S. History website entry:
In 1932, when the American public voted President Herbert Hoover out of office, they were searching for an end to the economic chaos and unemployment that had gripped the nation for two years. (Submitted on December 9, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
4. SC General Assembly Bill 1253. Designated March 31, 2006, as "CCC Recognition Day." (Submitted on December 9, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
Additional keywords. New Deal
Credits. This page was last revised on February 13, 2022. It was originally submitted on December 9, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,147 times since then and 67 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 9, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.