One of the shelters at Ledges State Park near Boone will be named in honorof the park’s first custodian. The stone shelter was constructed by theCivilian Conservation Corps during the Great Depression. In 1998, it wasmoved — stone by stone — to higher ground and renovated. It will now beara plaque with the name of Carl Fritz Henning, the Ledges’ first custodian. Park Ranger Mark Plymale says there will be a ceremony Saturday, June 19th.Carl Fritz Henning served as the park’s custodian until 1949. He did thejob for 20 years.The Ledge’s is among the first state parks and the ceremony will also helpmark the park’s 75th anniversary.The Ledges State Park covers 12-hundred acres.
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