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Corbin in Whitley County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

CCC at Cumberland Falls

 
 
CCC at Cumberland Falls Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, June 21, 2008
1. CCC at Cumberland Falls Marker
Inscription. Some 80,000 Kentuckians served in Civilian Conservation Corps. Three camps located in area (Companies 509, 563, and 1578). All helped develop Cumberland Falls State Park, blazing foot trails, drawing maps, and erecting cabins. Men also built DuPont Lodge; original log structure had 26 rooms, kitchen, and dining room. Lodge and cabins dedicated and given to Ky., 1934.
 
Erected 1997 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2002.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Civilian Conservation Corps, and the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 36° 50.405′ N, 84° 20.374′ W. Marker is in Corbin, Kentucky, in Whitley County. Marker is at the intersection of Kentucky Route 90, on the right when traveling west on State Route 90. Touch for map. Located at the entrance to Cumberland Falls Lodge. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7351 Highway 90, Corbin KY 40701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Civilian Conservation Corps (here, next to this marker); Kiwanis Trail (a few steps from this marker); Cumberland Falls MoonBow (approx. 0.3
Up-Date Photo - - CCC at Cumberland Falls Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Frazier, November 21, 2013
2. Up-Date Photo - - CCC at Cumberland Falls Marker
miles away); McCreary County, 1912 (approx. 10.7 miles away); First Kentucky Oil Well / Martin Beaty (Beatty) (approx. 10.7 miles away); "Aunt Julia" Marcum (approx. 12 miles away); County Named, 1818 (approx. 12 miles away); Scott's Raid (approx. 12 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Corbin.
 
Also see . . .  A History of the CCC. (Submitted on August 3, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
 
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Entrance to Cumberland Falls State Resort Park Lodge image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, June 21, 2008
3. Entrance to Cumberland Falls State Resort Park Lodge
CCC at Cumberland Falls Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Frazier, November 21, 2013
4. CCC at Cumberland Falls Marker
Panoramic view of the CCC-constructed DuPont Lodge at Cumberland Falls Resort State Park
Cumberland River image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, June 21, 2008
5. Cumberland River
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 2, 2008, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. This page has been viewed 3,187 times since then and 75 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 2, 2008, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana.   2. submitted on December 20, 2013, by Michael Frazier of Fort Myers, Florida.   3. submitted on August 2, 2008, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana.   4. submitted on December 20, 2013, by Michael Frazier of Fort Myers, Florida.   5. submitted on August 2, 2008, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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