Shenipsit State Forest – Stafford CT

Description

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) conducted substantial work at Shenipsit State Forest in northern Connecticut. Work was undertaken by Camp Conner, housing Company #1192, which operated from Sept. 5, 1935 to May 23, 1941. Projects, which include those given separate pages on this website, included “miles of hiking trails” and “clean-up after the Flood of 1936 and the Hurricane of 1938 in East Hartford, Stafford Springs, and South Windsor.”

Source notes

“Shenipsit State Forest,” Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, accessed August 13, 2014.

Project originally submitted by Brent McKee on July 21, 2015.
Additional contributions by Evan Kalish.

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Location Info


166 Chestnut Hill Rd
Stafford, CT 06076

Coordinates: 41.974154, -72.393753

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