Salmon River State Forest – Colchester CT

Description

Camp Stuart, Civilian Conservation Corps (C.C.C.) Company #1194, operated between July 8, 1935 and May 31, 1937. It conducted development work at the newly-established Salmon River State Park. Work included construction of one mile of truck trails, “the clearing of miles of cross-country ski trails,” and dam construction.

Source notes

Historical Museum of the Civilian Conservation Corps, Shenipsit State Forest: exhibit information

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on February 19, 2018.

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Location Info


Salmon River State Park
Colchester, CT

Coordinates: 41.557745, -72.414712

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