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Robert Cumming: Greasy Creek Park will take act of Congress

Old timers can remember when it was a wonderful scenic area containing picnic tables, grills, a covered shelter. - ROBERT CUMMING
Comments about: Kayakers on Greasy Creek under no-longer-used bridge

By Robert Cumming

Several interested people including the Russell county fiscal court magistrates and City of Jamestown-Tourist Commission Trail Town have been unsuccessfuly trying to resurrect the former roadside park alongside the old Greasy Creek bridge in Jamestown for several years now.

The US Army Corps of Engineers owns the land and the Resource Manager in Somerset refuses to grant permission.

When is a park not a park?

Old timers can remember when it was a wonderful scenic area containing picnic tables, grills, a covered shelter.

The State Highway Department provided mowing and maintenance.

Senator McConnells office and most recently US Representative Comer have all been contacted, even US Rep Hal Rogers office over this issue without any success.

Apparently it will take an act of Congress to get this park going, --Robert Cumming

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