CCC Camp Wolcott – Torrington CT

City:
Torrington, CT

Site Type:
Forestry and Agriculture, Infrastructure and Utilities, Parks and Recreation, Lodges, Ranger Stations and Visitor Centers, Winter Sports, Park Roads and Bridges, Roads, Bridges, and Tunnels, CCC Camps

New Deal Agencies:
Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), Work Relief Programs

Started:
1933

Completed:
1937

Description

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC)’s Company #176, Camp Wolcott, was based at Paugnut State Forest in Torrington, Connecticut. It operated from 1933 to 1937. Work accomplished included construction of 8 miles of truck trails and many miles of cross-country ski trails.

Source notes

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

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

Location Info


Paugnut State Forest
Torrington, CT

Coordinates: 41.8556, -73.1084

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