Camp FechnerHistorical Museum of the Civilian Conservation Corps, Shenipsit State Forest: exhibit information
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 of roads; forest fire suppression and prevention; forestry work; control the Pine Shoot Moth; assistance in the lower Connecticut River Valley after the Flood of 1936.”
The camp operated from Sept. 12, 1935 to May 24, 1937.
Historical Museum of the Civilian Conservation Corps, Shenipsit State Forest: exhibit information
Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on February 20, 2018.
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