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Camp Crystal Lake

CAMP CRYSTAL LAKE WAS ACQUIRED FOR THE SCHOOL CHILDREN OF ALACHUA COUNTY IN 1948. THE PROPERTY, PART OF A UNITED STATES MILITARY BASE DURING WORLD WAR II, WAS RECEIVED BY HOWARD BISHOP, SUPERINTENDENT FOR THE ALACHUA COUNTY BOARD OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION AT NO COST. WIDESPREAD COMMUNITY SUPPORT PROVIDED IMPROVE-MENTS IN THE PHYSICAL FACILITIES IN THE EARLY 1980's. THE SCHOOL BOARD OF ALACHUA COUNTY, FLORIDA HAS ALSO PERFORMED EXTENSIVE REMODELING AND CON-STRUCTION. HISTORICAL MARKER, JUNE 1986 ERECTED BY CAMP CRYSTAL LAKE COALITION, INC. Plaque found, photographed, uploaded, and transcribed by Bibliopapa.

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