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Cape Elizabeth in Cumberland County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Civilian Conservation Corps

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., September 18, 2011
1. Civilian Conservation Corps Marker
Inscription.  This plaque was dedicated by Chapter 111 Alumni by former members of the Civilian Conservation Corps in memory of Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the members, who served at this post and other C.C.C. camps in Maine and throughout the United States between the years of 1933 to 1942.

Dedicated August 1986
 
Erected 1986 by Chapter 111 CCC Alumni.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkEducationEnvironment. In addition, it is included in the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) 🏞️, and the Former U.S. Presidents: #32 Franklin D. Roosevelt series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1933.
 
Location. 43° 37.381′ N, 70° 12.55′ W. Marker is in Cape Elizabeth, Maine, in Cumberland County. Marker is about 250 feet west of Portland Head Light, in Fort Williams Park, off Shore Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cape Elizabeth ME 04107, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Williams (here, next to this marker); Portland Head Light (within shouting distance of this marker);
Civilian Conservation Corps Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 18, 2011
2. Civilian Conservation Corps Marker
Portland Head Light in background
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U.S.S. Eagle-56 (PE-56) (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery Blair (within shouting distance of this marker); Daily Life (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Fort Williams (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Town Within A Town (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cape Elizabeth.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  Civilian Conservation Corps in Maine. (Submitted on December 10, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 10, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 656 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 10, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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