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Pillars plaque to be dedicated

May 7, 2013

O-N-E PHOTO BY yerby ray

A brief ceremony at Newton-Conover High School will be held Friday, May 10 for students to witness the dedication of a bronze plaque that looks back to one of the 20th century’s dramatic periods.

The 1:30 p.m. event will mark the second time the Newton-Conover Board of Education has commissioned a plaque to indicate a Great Depression-era work camp for young men from throughout the United States which provided them much-needed jobs.

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp Little was constructed at a site which now is the location of the school’s west parking lot.

To read more of this story, pick up the Wednesday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.
 

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