Near Perry in Livingston County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Civilian Conservation Corps
This was the site of SP 17 Gibsonville Camp The young men of the Gibsonville Camp: Constructed shelters, fireplaces, rail fences, cabins, comfort stations, and the main park road from Mt. Morris to the Wolf Creek area. Seeded and planted shoulders and rights of way. Conducted trail and woods cleanup. Operated one of two quarries in the park. Removed dead trees and brush.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work Horticulture & Forestry • Parks & Recreational Areas. In addition, it is included in the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1933.
Location. 42° 42.209′ N, 77° 56.158′ W. Marker is near Perry, New York, in Livingston County. Marker can be reached from Park Road. The Gibsonville Camp marker is located about ¼ mile up Trail 19 / Gibsonville, from where it intersects Park Road. The marker is close to where Trail 19A / Chipmunk, begins. https://parks.ny.gov/documents/parks/LetchworthTrailMapNorth.pdf. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Perry NY 14530, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Former Site of Gibsonville (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cabin Area C & Caretaker's Cabin (approx. 0.8 miles away); Gardeau Tract (approx. 1.9 miles away); Mount Morris Dam Commemorative Kiosk (approx. 2½ miles away); Why Was This Dam Built? (approx. 2½ miles away); Dam Facts (approx. 2½ miles away); The Largest Dry Bed Dam East of the Mississippi River (approx. 2½ miles away); Mt. Morris Dam (approx. 2.6 miles away).
Also see . . . CCC Work Projects in Letchworth State Park at Gibsonville Camp SP-17 (in operation for 49 months). (Submitted on November 20, 2021, by Bruce Kelly of Perry, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 28, 2021, by Bruce Kelly of Perry, New York. This page has been viewed 146 times since then and 34 times this year. Last updated on June 1, 2021, by Bruce Kelly of Perry, New York. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 28, 2021, by Bruce Kelly of Perry, New York. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.