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Genesee Falls in Wyoming County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

CCC Statue

 
 
CCC Statue Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
1. CCC Statue Marker
Inscription. This statue is dedicated to the more than 3,000 men who served in four Civilian Conservation Corps camps in Letchworth State Park between 1933 and 1941. They joined more than three million others nationwide during the "Great Depression" in an innovative Federal program to develop and preserve our natural resources while rebuilding our nation's economy.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Civilian Conservation Corps marker series.
 
Location. 42° 35.464′ N, 78° 0.627′ W. Marker is in Genesee Falls, New York, in Wyoming County. Marker is on Cabin Areas A and B Road 1.2 miles east of the North-South Main Park Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located within Letchworh State Park. Marker is on the road to cabin areas A and B and the CCC statue. It is not a through road. The road to the marker is off the main north-south park road between the Visitor Center and the Castile Entrance to the park. Pass cabin area B and the closed swimming pool. It is before cabin area A. Marker is in this post office area: Castile NY 14427, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lower Falls Camp SP-49 (within shouting distance of this marker); William Pryor Letchworth 1823 - 1910
CCC Statue and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
2. CCC Statue and Marker
(approx. 1.2 miles away); Civil War Parade Ground (approx. 1.2 miles away); Camp Portage (approx. 1.2 miles away); First New York Dragoons / 136th New York Infantry (approx. 1.2 miles away); Genesee Valley Canal (approx. 1.3 miles away); This Ancient Seneca Council House (approx. 1.7 miles away); To the Memory of Mary Jemison (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Genesee Falls.
 
Also see . . .
1. Letchworth State Park - New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. (Submitted on August 3, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
2. Explore Letchworth Park History. (Submitted on August 3, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkEnvironment
 
CCC Statue and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
3. CCC Statue and Marker
Northward view; road in background is entering the treed Cabin A area.
CCC Statue image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
4. CCC Statue
From rear of statue, the Camp SP-49 marker is just across the road at the right.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 3, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 229 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 3, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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