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near Mikesville in Columbia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Civilian Conservation Corps

April 5, 1933   June 30, 1942

 
 
Civilian Conservation Corps Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, March 20, 2013
1. Civilian Conservation Corps Marker
Inscription.  
2,876,638 American youth
served in 4500 CCC Camps
restoring ravaged lands of a
depressed America.

Some Accomplishments
2 to 3 billion trees planted, 800
parks built, 3980 historical sites
restored, and 6 million days
fighting fires.

"We Can Take It"

 
Erected by Civilian Conservation Corps.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EnvironmentHorticulture & Forestry. In addition, it is included in the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) series list.
 
Location. 29° 54.861′ N, 82° 34.827′ W. Marker is in near Mikesville, Florida, in Columbia County. Marker can be reached from SE Spade Loop.. Located in O'Leno State Park, near the suspension bridge (off US 441/41). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: High Springs FL 32643, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "CCC Boy" Statue (here, next to this marker); Bellamy Road (within shouting distance of this marker); Town of Leno
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Fear Stricken (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 1824 - The Bellamy Road - 1952 (approx. 3.6 miles away); William Henry Traxler (approx. 4 miles away); Springhill Methodist Church/Traxler, Fla. (approx. 4 miles away); Spring Hill United Methodist Church / Bellamy Road (approx. 4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in near Mikesville.
 
More about this marker. Physical location of marker is in Columbia County although Postal Zip Code is Alachua County
 
Civilian Conservation Corps Marker, left at the CCC Boy Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, March 20, 2013
2. Civilian Conservation Corps Marker, left at the CCC Boy Memorial
Civilian Conservation Corps Marker near the Monument and Museum image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, March 20, 2013
3. Civilian Conservation Corps Marker near the Monument and Museum
CCC Marker found in O'Leno State Park image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Julie Szabo
4. CCC Marker found in O'Leno State Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 9, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 680 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 9, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   4. submitted on October 31, 2007, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida.

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Apr. 20, 2024