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Near Townsend in Blount County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Civilian Conservation Corps

 
 
Civilian Conservation Corps Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 7, 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° 36.487′ N, 83° 49.614′ W. Marker is near Townsend, Tennessee, in Blount County. Marker is on Cades Cove Loop Road, on the right when traveling east. Marker is located in Great Smoky Mountains National Park on the Cades Cove Loop, across the road from the Missionary Baptist Church. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Townsend TN 37882, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. An Early Mountain Community (approx. 1.8 miles away); Tuckaleechee Villages
Civilian Conservation Corps Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 7, 2012
2. Civilian Conservation Corps Marker
(approx. 5˝ miles away); The Little River Lumber Company (approx. 6.4 miles away); John Mitchel (approx. 7.2 miles away); Gamble's Station (approx. 8.4 miles away); Chilhowee (approx. 10.4 miles away); Fontana Dam (approx. 10.9 miles away in North Carolina); Maryville College (approx. 12.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Townsend.
 
Marker on the Cades Cove Loop image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 7, 2012
3. Marker on the Cades Cove Loop
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 15, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 493 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 15, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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