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Corbin in Whitley County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Civilian Conservation Corps

 
 
Civilian Cnoservation Corps Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, June 21, 2008
1. Civilian Cnoservation Corps Marker
Inscription.  Roosevelt's New Deal included Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC). Begun in 1933, the Corps employed men throughout U.S. building roads and dams., and planting trees for flood control. Jobless boys ages 18-25 received three meals a day and usually $30.00 a month (most of which went to dependents). By 1941, 2 million youths had participated.
 
Erected 1997. (Marker Number 2002.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkNotable Events. In addition, it is included in the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) 🏞️, the Former U.S. Presidents: #32 Franklin D. Roosevelt, and the Kentucky Historical Society series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1933.
 
Location. 36° 50.405′ N, 84° 20.374′ W. Marker is in Corbin, Kentucky, in Whitley County. Marker is at the intersection of Kentucky Route 90, on the right when traveling east on State Route 90. Located at the entrance to Cumberland Falls Lodge. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7351 Highway 90, Corbin KY 40701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within
Up-Date Photo - - Civilian Conservation Corps Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Frazier, November 21, 2013
2. Up-Date Photo - - Civilian Conservation Corps Marker
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12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. CCC at Cumberland Falls (here, next to this marker); Kiwanis Trail (a few steps from this marker); Cumberland Falls MoonBow (approx. ¼ mile away); 4-H Craft Center (approx. 3.1 miles away); McCreary County, 1912 (approx. 10.7 miles away); First Kentucky Oil Well / Martin Beaty (Beatty) (approx. 10.7 miles away); First White Men Here (approx. 11.6 miles away); "Aunt Julia" Marcum (approx. 12 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Corbin.
 
Civilian Cnoservation Corps Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, June 21, 2008
3. Civilian Cnoservation Corps Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 2, 2008, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,683 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 2, 2008, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana.   2. submitted on December 20, 2013, by Michael Frazier of Fort Myers, Florida.   3. submitted on August 2, 2008, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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