Stones Ranch Military Reservation (former) Improvements – East Lyme CT

Description

The Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) conducted development / improvement projects at what was Stones Ranch Military Reservation in East Lyme.

  • “Improve public buildings”
    Official Project Numbers: 465‐15‐2‐113
    Total project cost: $12,687.00
    Sponsor: Quartermaster General’s Department, State of Connecticut

Additionally, Stones Ranch was the site of one of the few Civilian Conservation Corps (C.C.C.) camps located on a military reservation: Camp Chapman, C.C.C. Company #177. Work included “recreation area improvements, road building, gypsy moth removal, and Dutch Elm disease sanitation.”

Source notes

Nationwide Context, Inventory, and Heritage Assessment of Works Progress Administration and Civilian Conservation Corps Resources on Department of Defense Installations, July 2009 (page C-27).

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

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on December 22, 2017.

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Location Info


Stone Ranch Rd.
East Lyme, CT

Coordinates: 41.35189, -72.25674

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