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Near Cordele in Crisp County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Camp Safety Patrol

Lake Blackshear

 
 
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By David Seibert, January 15, 2012
1. Camp Safety Patrol Marker
Inscription. This camp, as proposed by Cpl. J.M. Moore, Georgia State Highway Patrol, and sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Emmett R. Culbreth and James H. Floyd, State Commanders; Department of Public Safety, George Wilson, Director, and the Department of State Parks, Newton Moye, Director, was constructed in 1951 -- 1952 under the authorization of Governor Hermann Talmadge. It was built and equipped through the efforts of Lt. Col. E.S. Burke, Deputy Director, Department of Safety, and Cpl. J.M. Moore, with funds furnished by the state, Veterans of Foreign Wars and private individuals.

The purpose of this camp is to train school patrol boys and girls in a sound program of safety rules and regulations covering bus transportation, street and highway traffic, water safety, and to provide a diversified recreational youth program.
 
Location. 31° 58.05′ N, 83° 54.717′ W. Marker is near Cordele, Georgia, in Crisp County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 280 and Gannon Road, on the left when traveling west on U.S. 280. Touch for map. The marker is located on the left side of the entrance to Georgia Veterans Memorial State Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2459 US Highway 280 W, Cordele GA 31015, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers
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By David Seibert, January 15, 2012
2. Camp Safety Patrol Marker
are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Georgia Veterans Memorial State Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Spanish-Indian Battle (approx. half a mile away); Veterans of Foreign Wars Group Camp (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Georgia Veterans Memorial State Park (approx. one mile away); Blackshear Trail (approx. 5.7 miles away); The Luther Story Bridge (approx. 7.3 miles away); a different marker also named The Luther Story Bridge (approx. 7.4 miles away); Fort Early (approx. 7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cordele.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Additional keywords. parks, recreation
 
Categories. EducationRoads & Vehicles
 
Camp Safety Patrol Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, January 15, 2012
3. Camp Safety Patrol Marker
The marker is on the stone post to the left of the entrance to the park.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 14, 2018. This page originally submitted on December 12, 2017, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 73 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 12, 2017, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.
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