Civilian Conservation Corps Legacy
"Passing the Legacy to Future Generations"  

2019 Annual Gathering

2019 CCC Legacy Annual Gathering
Letchworth State Park


September 26-29, 2019


The Friends of Letchworth State Park invite you to the 2019 CCC Legacy Annual Gathering to be held at the award winning Letchworth State Park in the beautiful Genesee Valley of Western New York September 26-28, 2019.

The Park was the site of four CCC Camps whose members are credited for laying the foundation to what has been voted the #1 State Park in America.  Participants in this year's gathering will be exploring the experiences and accomplishments of those "We Can Take It' men while enjoying the Park's colorful history and scenic beauty.  



Gathering Highlights

Thursday: 

Welcome Reception at the Genessee River Restaurant and Reception Center (next to our hotel) including light refreshments and short program  "An Introduction to Letchworth Park's CCC Legacy: by local historian and author Tom Cook.  

Friday: 

Day activities:  Bus trip though beautiful Letchworth State park with stops along the CCC Legacy Pathway, tours and CCC workshops at the Park's Humphrey Nature Center, luncheon at the historic Glen Iris Inn and time to explore the Glen Iris grounds including the William Pryor Letchworth Museum and the Council Grounds.  

Evening Activities:  Buffet in the Francis Bellamy Room of the Genessee Restaurant, video presentation "The Civilian Conservation Corps in Letchworth Park" by Paul Zeilinski and CCC Legacy Business Meeting.

Saturday:

Day Activities:  Tour of the New Deal Gallery (worlds only gallery exclusively dedicated to Works Project Administration easel art), special flag raising and ceremonies at the site of New York State's only CCC Workers Statue™, box lunch at the CCC built shelter at the beautiful Lower Falls area, visit Letchworth's Civil War Parade Grounds, the areas first CCC development project and tour the Mt. Morris Dam, the latest concerete structure east of the Mississippi River.  

Evening Activities:  CCC Legacy Annual Banquet follow by program by local musician Geoff Clough, "The Music of the 1930s"

Sunday:

Departure Day.  Optional visit to Big Bend Camp 23 to visit newly restored camp chimney (car pooling only),  Sightseeing opportunities throughout the Genessee Valley and fomous Finger Lakes area.  

Hotel

Country Inn & Suites by Carlson
130 N. Main St.
Mt. Morris, NY  14510

Rooms:  

30 Rooms at Group Price $125 permight, 
25 Queen Guest Rooms (2 beds)
3 king Suite, (1 bed)
2 King Family (1 King, 1 Queen Bed).  

Book by August 20th
800-456-4000

Airports:

Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC)  - 39 miles from the hotel
Buffalo Niagara International Airpor (BUF) -  60 miles from hotel
Elmira Corning Regioinal Airport (ELM)  - 76 miles from hotel

Sorry there is no shuttle service available from these airports to our hotel but we are exploring ways in which this can be accomplished from Rochester.


Registration

Your registration will be handled by Friends of Letchworth State Park.
Please click here to print out a registration form and mail to:  
Friends of Letchworth State Park
1 Letchworth State Park
Castile, NY  14427

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