Civilian Conservation Corps in the Finger Lakes, Part 2

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CCC masons work on the diving platform at the swimming area at the Lower Falls at Robert H. Treman State Park in Ithaca, NY.

CCC masons work on the diving platform at the swimming area at the Lower Falls at Robert H. Treman State Park in Ithaca, NY.

We continue our story in this presentation offered on March 30 by the Friends of Robert H. Treman State Park. In our previous episode (72), Josh Teeter of the Finger Lakes State Parks led us through the history of the CCC at Robert H. Treman, Buttermilk Falls, and Watkins Glen State Parks. In this episode (73), he concludes his story about the CCC in the Great Depression at Taughannock Falls, Newtown Battlefield, Fillmore Glen, and Fair Haven Beach State Parks. We also take a quick tour of the CCC trail and exhibits in the Old Mill at Robert H. Treman State Park near Ithaca, NY. See more of our episodes of Walk in the Park.

This episode will show on Ithaca’s public access TV cable channels 13 and 97.3 at least four times in the next week: Today, Thursday, April 24, 2014, at 9:00 p.m., Saturday and Sunday both at 10:30 a.m., and finally next Tuesday, April 29, at 9:00 p.m. The manager at PEGASYS, Ithaca’s public access TV station, will cablecast it at other times as well.

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Civilian Conservation Corps in the Finger Lakes, Part 1

Civilian Conservation Corps, CCC, at Enfield Glen State Park, now Robert H. Treman State Park, Ithaca, NY in the Finger Lakes.

A young CCC worker poses at the camp at Enfield Glen State Park, now Robert H. Treman State Park.

The Friends of Robert H. Treman State Park offered this public presentation at Kendal of Ithaca, NY on March 30, 2014, by Josh Teeter, environmental educator for the Finger Lakes State Parks region. Mr. Teeter explains what CCC camps were in our area parks and what they accomplished. This is the first part of his talk, in episode 72 of Walk in the Park, a public access TV series in Ithaca, NY provided by Owl Gorge Productions. See more of our episodes of Walk in the Park. In this part, Josh takes us to Robert H. Treman, Watkins Glen, and Buttermilk Falls State Parks. In part 2 next week, we’ll go to Taughannock Falls and other state parks in the Finger Lakes region.

This episode is showing on Ithaca, NY’s public access cable channels 13 & 97.3 beginning Thursday, April 17, 2014, at 9:00 p.m., and showing again on Saturday and Sunday at 10:30 a.m., and finally next Tuesday, April 22 (Earth Day!), at 8:00 p.m.

Or, watch it online here anytime!

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