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Crawford State Park in Crawford County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Lake Crawford

 
 
Crawford Lake Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., May 15, 2011
1. Crawford Lake Marker
Inscription.  
This lake constructed
by the
United States
Department of Agriculture
Soil Conservation Service
Civilian Conservation Corps
cooperating with Kansas State
Forestry-Fish-Game Commission

 
Erected 1934.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureCharity & Public WorkParks & Recreational AreasWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) series list.
 
Location. 37° 38.704′ N, 94° 48.638′ W. Marker is in Crawford State Park, Kansas, in Crawford County. Marker is just east of the spillway of the Lake Crawford dam, along Lake Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Farlington KS 66734, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hard Work (approx. 0.2 miles away); Equipment (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Beginning (approx. 0.2 miles away); C.C.C. Volunteer (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Camp of Co. 788 of the Civilian Conservation Corps
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(approx. ¼ mile away); A Brief History of the 788th Company [CCC] (approx. ¼ mile away); Work Done By Hand (approx. ¼ mile away); The Fire Devils (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Crawford State Park.
 
Also see . . .
1. Crawford State Park, Kansas. (Submitted on December 6, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Civilian Conservation Corps in Kansas and its Newspapers. (Submitted on December 6, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Lake Crawford Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., May 15, 2011
2. Lake Crawford Marker
Lake Crawford from Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., May 15, 2011
3. Lake Crawford from Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 6, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 356 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 6, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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