Historical Information on Green Lakes
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.
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.
The official site of Civilian Conservation Corps Legacy, an organization dedicated to preserving the history and raising awareness about the CCC and its alumni.
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
Official web site of the State Park, featuring information about park attractions, reservations, location, and weather; also presents contact information and a photo gallery.
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.