Whiskeytown in Shasta County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Central Valley Project
During the ceremony, President Kennedy recognized great conservationists of the past and expressed the need to utilize our precious resources wisely for the future. He spoke of his pride in the Central Valley Project and praised the completion of Whiskeytown Dam. Excerpts of the President’s speech can be heard at the John F. Kennedy Memorial located behind you.
Other benefits from the Central Valley Project include hydroelectric power generation, flood protection, and countless recreational opportunities.
Erected by National Park Service.
Location. 40° 36.03′ N, 122° 32.13′ W. Marker is in Whiskeytown, California, in Shasta County. Marker can be reached from Kennedy Memorial Drive. Touch for map. Marker is located near the Whiskeytown
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kennedy Memorial (here, next to this marker); A Matter of Balance (within shouting distance of this marker); The Glory Hole (within shouting distance of this marker); A Matter of Progress (within shouting distance of this marker); Pioneer Baby's Grave (approx. 1.9 miles away); Shasta (approx. 2.3 miles away); Shasta County Court House (approx. 2.3 miles away); Gallows (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Whiskeytown.
Categories. • Man-Made Features • Natural Resources •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 16, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 306 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on February 16, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. 2. submitted on December 15, 2008. 3. submitted on February 16, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. 4. submitted on December 14, 2008. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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