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Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Swain County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Civilian Conservation Corps

 
 
Civilian Conservation Corps Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 6, 2012
1. Civilian Conservation Corps Marker
Inscription.  
In Honor
of the
Civilian Conservation Corps
1933 – 1942

whose hands built roads, trails, bridges, buildings, campgrounds, and picnic areas in Great Smoky Mountains National Park for the benefit and enjoyment of the people.
“If you seek their monument, look about you.”

 
Erected 2008.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkHorticulture & Forestry. In addition, it is included in the Civilian Conservation Corps series list.
 
Location. 35° 30.812′ N, 83° 18.38′ W. Marker is in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, North Carolina, in Swain County. Marker is on Newfound Gap Road (U.S. 441), on the left when traveling east. Marker is located near the Oconalufee Visitor Center in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cherokee NC 28719, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Meathouse (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Apple House (about 500 feet away);
Civilian Conservation Corps Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 6, 2012
2. Civilian Conservation Corps Marker
Mountain Farm Museum (about 500 feet away); Corn Cribs (about 700 feet away); Blacksmith Shop (about 800 feet away); Sorghum Mill and Furnace (about 800 feet away); Mingus Mill (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Mingus Mill (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
 
Marker in Great Smoky Mountains National Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 6, 2012
3. Marker in Great Smoky Mountains National Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 22, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 14, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 322 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 14, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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