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Augusta in Kennebec County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Civilian Conservation Corps

 
 
Civilian Conservation Corps Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 30, 2017
1. Civilian Conservation Corps Marker
Inscription.

In honor of the young men of the
Civilian Conservation Corps
who, from 1933 to 1942,
changed the face of Maine
by building parks, roads, trails,
forests and citizenship, leaving
a lasting legacy to the
conservation of natural resources
for which all citizens of Maine
owe a debt of gratitude.

Dedicated April 24, 2001


 
Erected 2001 by the State of Maine and N.A.C.C.C.A. Chapter 111.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Civilian Conservation Corps marker series.
 
Location. 44° 18.374′ N, 69° 46.995′ W. Marker is in Augusta, Maine, in Kennebec County. Touch for map. Monument is near the west end of the Maine Cultural Building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 230 State Street (US Hwy 201), Augusta ME 04333, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. NAS Brunswick Tribute to State of Maine (a few steps from this marker); Samantha Reed Smith (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Vietnam Veterans Pine Grove (about 500 feet away); World War I Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away);
Civilian Conservation Corps Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 30, 2017
2. Civilian Conservation Corps Monument
At far right of photo, in shadows
Augusta's Vietnam War Dead Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); World War II and Korean War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); William Penn Whitehouse Homestead Site (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Augusta.
 
Also see . . .
1. Civilian Conservation Corps Legacy. (Submitted on December 4, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Civilian Conservation Corps [in Maine]. (Submitted on December 4, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Civilian Conservation Corps Records at Maine State Archives. (Submitted on December 4, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Civilian Conservation Corps in Maine on Facebook. (Submitted on December 4, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkEnvironmentMan-Made FeaturesPatriots & Patriotism
 
Civilian Conservation Corps Statue image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 30, 2017
3. Civilian Conservation Corps Statue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 4, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 4, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 4, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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