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Near Marion in Marion County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

C.C.C. Worker

 
 
C.C.C. Worker Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 12, 2011
1. C.C.C. Worker Marker
Inscription.

From 1933 to 1942 the Civilian Conservation Corps had more than 3.5 million enrollees, including 38,163 Kansas youth and veterans. The CCC left a legacy of improvements in our natural resources and infrastructure. This statue honors them for their diligence, hard work and outstanding accomplishments. Company #4755, composed of black veterans of WWI, constructed this lake from 1936 to 1939.

Dedicated October 2, 2004
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In memory of
Clark E. Ingram
Canton, Ks, who served in the
Civilian Conservation Corps'
Foresty Service at Cass Lake, Mn
from April 6, 1934-Sept. 30, 1934.

 
Erected 2004 by Concerned Citizens and Organizations.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Civilian Conservation Corps marker series.
 
Location. 38° 19.345′ N, 96° 59.125′ W. Marker is near Marion, Kansas, in Marion County. Marker is on Lakeshore Drive, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marion KS 66861, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Marion County Park & Lake (a few steps from this marker);
C.C.C. Worker Ingram Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 12, 2011
2. C.C.C. Worker Ingram Marker
Marion County Lake (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War and Woman's Relief Corps Memorial (approx. 2.4 miles away); Hill School Bell (approx. 2.4 miles away); Elgin House (approx. 2.6 miles away); Moses Shane Memorial Park (approx. 6.2 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 6.5 miles away); Ebenfeld Centennial (approx. 10.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marion.
 
Also see . . .
1. Civilian Conservation Corps in Kansas. (Submitted on November 10, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Marion County Park & Lake National Register Nomination. (Submitted on November 10, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Marion County Park and Lake. (Submitted on November 10, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. CCC Work in Kansas: Marion County. (Submitted on November 10, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. African AmericansCharity & Public WorkEducationMan-Made Features
 
C.C.C. Worker Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 12, 2011
3. C.C.C. Worker Memorial
C.C.C. Worker Statue image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 12, 2011
4. C.C.C. Worker Statue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 10, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 259 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 10, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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