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C.C.C. CO. #1265

 
 
C.C.C. CO. #1265 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 14, 2017
1. C.C.C. CO. #1265 Marker
Inscription.
Between 1933 & 1941 men from
Civilian Conservation Corps
Company 1265 built many of
the facilities at Buttermilk
Falls & R.H. Treman St. Parks.
Town of Ithaca
1996

 
Erected 1996 by Town of Ithaca, New York.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Civilian Conservation Corps marker series.
 
Location. 42° 25.041′ N, 76° 31.362′ W. Marker is in Ithaca, New York, in Tompkins County. Marker is on East Buttermilk Falls Road east of Elmira Road (New York State Route 96), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is located along the Buttermilk Falls State Park entrance road, just east of the Park Sign. Marker is at or near this postal address: 112 East Buttermilk Falls Road, Ithaca NY 14850, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jupiter (approx. 2 miles away); Ezra Cornell (approx. 2.1 miles away); The Three Pioneers (approx. 2.1 miles away); Ithaca College (approx. 2.1 miles away); Saturn (approx. 2.1 miles away); Tompkins County World War II Honor Roll
C.C.C. CO. #1265 Marker (<i>wide view</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 14, 2017
2. C.C.C. CO. #1265 Marker (wide view)
(approx. 2.1 miles away); First White Settlers (approx. 2.1 miles away); Tompkins County Korean War Honor Roll (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ithaca.
 
Also see . . .
1. Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC).
CCC companies contributed to an impressive number of state and national park structures that visitors can still enjoy today. More than 700 new state parks were established through the CCC program. (Submitted on June 12, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

2. Civilian Conservation Corps in the Finger Lakes.
(This link is a professional video presentation about the CCC work at Buttermilk Falls State Park.) Josh Teeter, environmental educator for the Finger Lakes State Parks, explains what CCC camps were in the area parks and what they accomplished. Josh takes us to Robert H. Treman, Watkins Glen, and Buttermilk Falls State Parks. (Submitted on June 12, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkMan-Made FeaturesParks & Recreational Areas
 
Buttermilk Falls State Park entrance (<i>marker visible in background beside road</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 14, 2017
3. Buttermilk Falls State Park entrance (marker visible in background beside road)
Rock Wall and Lamp Pole at Buttermilk Falls State Park image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 14, 2017
4. Rock Wall and Lamp Pole at Buttermilk Falls State Park
This stone wall is one example of the work done around Buttermilk Falls State Park by the Civilian Conservation Corps.
Gorge Retaining Wall (<i>C.C.C. stonework at Buttermilk Falls State Park</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 14, 2017
5. Gorge Retaining Wall (C.C.C. stonework at Buttermilk Falls State Park)
Gorge Trail Staircase (<i>C.C.C. stonework at Buttermilk Falls State Park</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 14, 2017
6. Gorge Trail Staircase (C.C.C. stonework at Buttermilk Falls State Park)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 13, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 12, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 45 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 12, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.   5, 6. submitted on June 13, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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