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Genesee Falls in Wyoming County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

CCC Statue

 
 
CCC Statue Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
1. CCC Statue Marker
Inscription.  This statue is dedicated to the more than 3,000 men who served in four Civilian Conservation Corps camps in Letchworth State Park between 1933 and 1941. They joined more than three million others nationwide during the "Great Depression" in an innovative Federal program to develop and preserve our natural resources while rebuilding our nation's economy.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkEnvironment. In addition, it is included in the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) series list.
 
Location. 42° 35.464′ N, 78° 0.627′ W. Marker is in Genesee Falls, New York, in Wyoming County. Marker is on Cabin Areas A and B Road 1.2 miles east of the North-South Main Park Road, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located within Letchworh State Park. Marker is on the road to cabin areas A and B and the CCC statue. It is not a through road. The road to the marker is off the main north-south park road between the Visitor Center and the Castile Entrance to the park. Pass cabin area B and the
CCC Statue image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 18, 2017
2. CCC Statue
closed swimming pool. It is before cabin area A. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Castile NY 14427, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Lower Falls Footbridge (a few steps from this marker); Life and Leisure in a CCC Camp (a few steps from this marker); Lower Falls Camp SP-49 (within shouting distance of this marker); Glacial History (approx. 1.2 miles away); William Pryor Letchworth 1823 - 1910 (approx. 1.2 miles away); Civil War Parade Ground (approx. 1.2 miles away); Camp Portage (approx. 1.2 miles away); First New York Dragoons / 136th New York Infantry (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Genesee Falls.
 
Also see . . .  Explore Letchworth Park History. (Submitted on August 3, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
CCC Statue and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
3. CCC Statue and Marker
CCC Statue and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
4. CCC Statue and Marker
Northward view; road in background is entering the treed Cabin A area.
CCC Statue image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
5. CCC Statue
From rear of statue, the Camp SP-49 marker is just across the road at the right.
Thomas Claire Hance CCC Memorial (<i>located near statue</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 18, 2017
6. Thomas Claire Hance CCC Memorial (located near statue)
In Loving Memory
Thomas Claire Hance
Dec. 16, 1894 – Aug. 17, 1981
He proudly worked as a Project Superintendent of the Civilian Conservation Corps at the Lower Falls Camp. Later he worked as a Licensed Civil Engineer for 35 years for Letchworth State park.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 3, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 338 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 3, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.   2. submitted on December 3, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.   3, 4, 5. submitted on August 3, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.   6. submitted on December 4, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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