Willmar in Kandiyohi County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
1933 - 1942
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.
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 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veteran's Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Robbins Island (approx. 0.4 miles Great Northern Railway Engine No. 2523 (approx. 0.6 miles away); Veterans War Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Geology of the Willmar Region (approx. one mile away); Kandiyohi County Indian History (approx. 1.4 miles away); "Kandiyohi" (approx. 1˝ miles away); Haugen Homestead (approx. 3.1 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 Legacy. National Statue Program. (Submitted on December 8, 2014.)
2. Civilian Conservation Corps Legacy. CCC Statue List. Statue No. 37. (Submitted on December 8, 2014.)
3. 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.)
4. Ernest August Henry Manthey. Find A Grave. (Submitted on December 8, 2014.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 8, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 395 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 8, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.