Web Resources

Historical Information on Green Lakes

Almquist Green Lakes Digital Photo Collection

A digital collection consisting of 200+ black and white photos taken depicting the construction of Green Lakes State Park (ca. 1929-1948). The collection also documents the lives of the Civilian Conservation Corps workers who constructed these facilities. Photos were taken by the park’s original superintendent, Arvin H. Almquist, and digitized by Almquist’s son, Richard, who grew up on park property.

Betty Davis Postcard Collection

A portion of Davis’ personal postcard collection, featuring scenic depictions of Green Lakes and surrounding natural areas. Davis was a resident of Fayetteville, NY for 75 years, and at her death, her postcard collection contained several thousand items.

CCC Legacy Web Site

The official site of Civilian Conservation Corps Legacy, an organization dedicated to preserving the history and raising awareness about the CCC and its alumni.

"A Few Photographs Illustrating the Character of the Proposed Green Lakes State Park" by H.R. Francis

Booklet presented by Dr. Francis to CNY legislators on February 1, 1924, in Syracuse, NY. The booklet was created and used to support the proposed creation of a state park in the Fayetteville area.

General Green Lakes information

Green Lakes State Park Official Web Site

Official web site of the State Park, featuring information about park attractions, reservations, location, and weather; also presents contact information and a photo gallery.

NY Falls - Green Lakes State Park

A site dedicated to waterfalls and other bodies of water in upstate New York. This site is not only features  information about these natural wonders, but also extensive photography.