The CCC Goes to Work

The CCC Goes to Work (HM1K5J)

Location: Hamlin, NY 14464 Monroe County
Country: United States of America

N 43° 21.801', W 77° 56.965'

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In 1935 and 1936, the young men of Civilian Conservation Corps Company 1252 pruned trees, cleared the beach, and built roads and a large parking area in the park. They also quarried stone in Orleans County that would later be used to construct the park's buildings. Young men from Company 1252 quarried stone from quarries in Holley and Hulberton. A stone culvert constructed in the park by the men of Company 1252. All photograpghs courtesy Hamlin Town Historian. Company 1252 constructed three stone drinking fountains and 30 fire pits in the park. From 1933 to 1942, the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) rescued roughly two million men from poverty and provided them with jobs doing sorely needed conservation work during America's worst economic crisis, the Great Depression. CCC Company 1252 was housed at Hamlin Beach from 1935-1941.
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HM NumberHM1K5J
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Placed ByHamlin Beach State Park
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Date Added Friday, April 24th, 2015 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 261013 N 4805390
Decimal Degrees43.36335000, -77.94941667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 21.801', W 77° 56.965'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 21' 48.06" N, 77° 56' 57.9" W
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Area Code(s)585
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 36-98 Hamlin Beach State Park, Hamlin NY 14464, US
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