2017-09-06 / Front Page

A Cacapon Homecoming



Cacapon State Park Superintendent Scott Fortney (right) welcomed the crowd to the Homecoming event and also introduced and recognized new Assistant Park Superintendent Kelly Smith (left). Fortney and park naturalist Renee Fincham also announced the winners of the park’s first photography and art contest. photos by Kate Evans Cacapon State Park Superintendent Scott Fortney (right) welcomed the crowd to the Homecoming event and also introduced and recognized new Assistant Park Superintendent Kelly Smith (left). Fortney and park naturalist Renee Fincham also announced the winners of the park’s first photography and art contest. photos by Kate Evans

Retired Cacapon State Park Superintendent Tom Ambrose (left) recognized Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) worker P.T. McIntire (right) at the Homecoming event for helping build the park in the 1930’s. The Civilian Conservation Corps constructed the Old Inn, the picnic area, the stables, cabins, the lake and approximately 20 miles of hiking and horse trails. McIntire shared his pride in the CCC park work and some memories of Berkeley Springs with the crowd. More Homecoming photos, page 20. Retired Cacapon State Park Superintendent Tom Ambrose (left) recognized Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) worker P.T. McIntire (right) at the Homecoming event for helping build the park in the 1930’s. The Civilian Conservation Corps constructed the Old Inn, the picnic area, the stables, cabins, the lake and approximately 20 miles of hiking and horse trails. McIntire shared his pride in the CCC park work and some memories of Berkeley Springs with the crowd. More Homecoming photos, page 20.

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