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Cameron in Marshall County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Cameron City Pool

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, January 18, 2015
1. Cameron City Pool Marker
Inscription.  Constructed with PWA grant, 1939, the unique semi-circular pool with underwater lifeguard station was design of Frank Hunter. Beach area once had sand from Lake Michigan. Pool also emergency reservoir for fire protection. Listed in 1993 on National Register, pool fell into disrepair and closed in 2008. It re-opened in 2013 due to community volunteers and corporate sponsors.
 
Erected 2013 by Mayor Julie Beresford/Friends of Cameron Pool, West Virginia Archives & History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1939.
 
Location. 39° 49.738′ N, 80° 34.01′ W. Marker is in Cameron, West Virginia, in Marshall County. Marker can be reached from Park Avenue. Marker is located at the Cameron Pool parking lot, off of Park Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cameron WV 26033, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Aleppo Elementary School Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Honoring the Memory of Lloyd E. Ashby
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By Mike Wintermantel, January 18, 2015
2. Cameron City Pool Marker
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Cameron Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Uriah Alley (approx. 0.2 miles away); Don Harris Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Beeler (approx. 4 miles away); Richhill Township Veterans Honor Roll Memorial (approx. 9.1 miles away in Pennsylvania); Ryerson's Blockhouse (approx. 9.1 miles away in Pennsylvania). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cameron.
 
Also see . . .  Historic Cameron Swimming Pool. (Submitted on January 18, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 18, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 270 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 18, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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