"CCC Boy" Statue

"CCC Boy" Statue (HM18Z4)

Location: High Springs, FL 32643 Columbia County
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Country: United States of America
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N 29° 54.861', W 82° 34.829'

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This "CCC Boy" Statue
was erected by
Chapter 143, NACCCA,
Gainsville, Florida
In 2007. Chapter 143 was organized by
CCC veterans of the area on
October 1, 1988.

This statue was donated to Chapter 143 and O'LenoState Park by George and Peggy Lecouris ofTarpon Springs, Florida. George joined the CCC in1934 and served in Co. 1439, Camp F-9,Vilas, Florida, in the Apalchicola National Forest.

This statue is dedicated to the 50,000 Florida "CCCBoys" who replanted 90,000 acres on private landand in Florida State Forests; also replanted and developed thousands of acres in three Florida National Forests. They also built eight flagshipState Parks, including O'Leno, and completedhundreds of other conservation, environmentaland public recreation projects from April 7, 1933to June 30, 1942.

The Civilian Conservation Corps combined two
great national resources —-youth and land—-
in a program designed by
President Franklin D. Roosevelt
to save both.

It succeeded.
HM NumberHM18Z4
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 6:40am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 347425 N 3310344
Decimal Degrees29.91435000, -82.58048333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 54.861', W 82° 34.829'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 54' 51.66" N, 82° 34' 49.74" W
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Area Code(s)386
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1894 SE Oleno Park Rd, High Springs FL 32643, US
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