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Avery Road – Stafford CT

Date added: February 20, 2018

The C.C.C.’s Camp Conner constructed Avery Road in western Stafford, Connecticut.

Squantz Pond State Park – New Fairfield CT

Date added: February 20, 2018

The Civilian Conservation Corps (C.C.C.)’s Camp Hook was stationed at Squantz Pond State Park from May 24, 1933 to Oct. 30, 1935. Projects undertaken at the park included: foot trails along Squantz Pond construction of the Squantz Pond entrance road recreation… read more

CCC Camp Toumey – Goshen / Cornwall CT

Date added: February 20, 2018

The Civilian Conservation Corps (C.C.C.)’s Camp Toumey was stationed at Mohawk State Forest from June 25, 1933 to July 26, 1941. “Named for James W. Toumey, Dean of the Yale School of Forestry, CCC men from this camp lived among… read more

Lookout Tower (demolished) – Cornwall CT

Date added: February 20, 2018

The Civilian Conservation Corps (C.C.C.) constructed a “steel fire tower” at Mohawk State Forest. The structure, which Living New Deal believes it was located by the parking lot at Mohawk Tower (at the end of Toumey Road), is no longer extant. Satellite imagery suggests… read more

Mohawk Mountain Ski Area – Cornwall CT

Date added: February 20, 2018

The Civilian Conservation Corps (C.C.C.) developed “miles of downhill and cross-country ski trails that became the Mohawk Mountain Ski Area.”

Toumey Road – Cornwall CT

Date added: February 20, 2018

The Civilian Conservation Corps (C.C.C.) constructed Toumey Road; it shares the name of the C.C.C. camp which developed it.

Stone Museum Nature Center – Barkhamsted CT

Date added: February 20, 2018

“[T]he historic Nature Museum features displays on forestry, flora and fauna native to Connecticut, local history artifacts, rocks and minerals, and insects. Programs are offered throughout the summer. The Museum is on the National Register of Historic Places.” “The museum… read more

CCC Camp White – Barkhamsted CT

Date added: February 20, 2018

The Civilian Conservation Corps (C.C.C.)’s Camp White, which housed Company #106 at American Legion State Forest in Barkhamsted, Connecticut, operated from Dec. 28, 1933 to Jan. 1, 1942. C.C.C. Museum: This camp was named for Alan C. White, who was a leader… read more

CCC Camp Fechner – Danbury CT

Date added: February 20, 2018

The Civilian Conservation Corps (C.C.C.)’s Camp Fechner, which housed Company #2102 at Wooster Mountain State Park in Danbury, Connecticut, conducted the following improvement and development work: “removal and burning of over 80,000 elm trees to control Dutch Elm Disease; construction… read more

Morey Pond Facilities (former) – Union CT

Date added: February 20, 2018

The Civilian Conservation Corps (C.C.C.) “built a caretaker’s cabin, bath houses and facilities for swimmers at Morey Pond” at Nipmuck State Forest. These days, Interstate 84 runs right through the middle of Morey Pond, and these facilities no longer exist.

Mountain Laurel Sanctuary – Union CT

Date added: February 20, 2018

Nipmuck State Forest’s Mountain Laurel Sanctuary began “as a beautification project of the Civilian Conservation Corps” in 1935. Located along Snow Hill Road, it features Connecticuts state flowers, and is particularly beautiful during peak bloom.

Nipmuck State Forest – Union CT

Date added: February 20, 2018

The Civilian Conservation Corps (C.C.C.)’s Camp Graves operated between May 27, 1933 and April 22, 1936 at Nipmuck State Forest in Union, Connecticut. Among the C.C.C. accomplishments were “8 miles of truck trails” and “fire suppression on the Connecticut—Massachusetts border.”… read more