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Willmar in Kandiyohi County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

C.C.C. Worker

1933 - 1942

 
 
C.C.C. Worker Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By K. Linzmeier, July 16, 2014
1. C.C.C. Worker Marker
Inscription.  
Dedicated to the young men of
the Civilian Conservation Corps
who developed; parks, roads and bridges
for the pleasure of future generations.

Donated by CCC Member
Ernest A. Manthey

Dedicated: July 2006

 
Erected 2006 by Ernest A. Manthey and Herbert L. Amundson. (Marker Number 37.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Charity & Public Work. In addition, it is included in the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 2006.
 
Location. 45° 8.068′ N, 95° 1.675′ W. Marker is in Willmar, Minnesota, in Kandiyohi County. Marker can be reached from Business U.S. 71, half a mile north of 10th Street Northeast, on the left when traveling north. Monument is near the east shore of Willmar Lake at Flags of Honor Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Willmar MN 56201, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Veteran's Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Robbins Island (approx. 0.4 miles away); Engine 2523
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(approx. 0.6 miles away); District #18 Schoolhouse (approx. 0.7 miles away); Judge Qvale Cabin (approx. 0.7 miles away); The History of Kaffe Fest (approx. 0.7 miles away); Sperry House (approx. 0.7 miles away); Veterans War Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Willmar.
 
More about this marker. Two Civilian Conservation Corps seals are on the marker.
 
Also see . . .
1. Civilian Conservation Corps. "In his first 100 days in office, President Roosevelt approved several measures as part of his "New Deal," including the Emergency Conservation Work Act (ECW), better known as the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC). With that action, he brought together the nation's young men and the land in an effort to save them both." (Submitted on December 8, 2014.) 

2. Ernest August Henry Manthey. Find A Grave. (Submitted on December 8, 2014.) 
 
Statue Base Plaque image. Click for full size.
Photographed By K. Linzmeier, July 16, 2014
2. Statue Base Plaque
Base furnished by
Herbert L. Amundson
Civilian Conservation Corps Camp #725
1933 - 1934
C.C.C. Worker Statue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By K. Linzmeier, July 16, 2014
3. C.C.C. Worker Statue
C.C.C. Worker Statue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By K. Linzmeier, July 16, 2014
4. C.C.C. Worker Statue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 8, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 535 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 8, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.

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