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Entrance Babler Sate Park - Wildwood MO
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman
N 38° 37.047 W 090° 40.885
15S E 701859 N 4276875
Quick Description: Entrance Babler Sate Park - Wildwood MO
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 2/27/2016 12:48:49 PM
Waymark Code: WMQKF7
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Waywizard
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Long Description:
This is 1 of 22 structures built by the Civilian Conservation Corp during the Great Depression. It is located near the entrance.


"Jacob Babler, an early crusader on behalf of a state park system for Missouri, was determined that the park dedicated to his own brother would grow and attract people for generations. He campaigned for the use of Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) workers to develop the park, and was an almost daily visitor while two companies of 200 men cut roads through the hilly countryside, and built scenic viewpoints, trails and covered shelters. The buildings and bridges, including a massive stone gateway, were made from stones quarried from the area. Twenty-two CCC structures at Babler State Park are now included in the National Register of Historic Places."
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