Near Laurens in Otsego County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Civilian Conservation Corps
Camp SP-11 • Company 212
Gilbert Lake State Park • Laurens, N.Y.
Dedicated this 4th day of August 1985 to the memory of those young men of the Civilian Conservation Corps who lived and worked at Gilbert Lake State Park. The legacy of the CCC is reflected in the many park roads, buildings and other facilities they constructed 50 years ago and which are still serving the public today.
State of New York
Mario M. Cuomo, Governor
Central Region Commissioners
Ester M. Aswad, Chairman • Duncan S. Briggs • Thomas V. Ciarrocchi • Ruth S. Kerr • Richard MacPherson • Adrienne Kay Mannion • Mary E. Yerdon
Charles T. Mitchell, Regional Director
New York State Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation
Orin Lehman, Commissioner
Gilbert Lake State Park
Robert Lawton, Manager
Erected 1985 by State of New York.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkParks & Recreational Areas. In addition, it is included in the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) 🏞️ series list. A significant historical month for this entry is August 1985.
Location. 42° 34.765′ N, 75° 7.206′ W. Marker is near Laurens, New York, in Otsego County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Town Line Road and Gilbert Lake Road, on the right when traveling west. Located in Gilbert Lake State Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Laurens NY 13796, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Laurens, NY War Memorial (approx. 3.6 miles away); John Sleeper’s Log House (approx. 3.7 miles away); William Yates (approx. 5.7 miles away); Baptist Church (approx. 6.6 miles away); Hartwick War Memorial (approx. 6.7 miles away); Marcus Wells (approx. 6.8 miles away); Morris Village Historic District (approx. 6.8 miles away); Hartwick Historic District (approx. 6.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Laurens.
Also see . . .
1. Gilbert Lake State Park. (Submitted on April 28, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
2. Gilbert Lake State Park (Wikipedia). (Submitted on April 28, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 28, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 61 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 28, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. 3. submitted on April 30, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.