Torrington in Litchfield County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
To Honor The Men Of Camp Wolcott
Civilian Conservation Corps
President Franklin D. Roosevelt
Renewing The Country's Natural Resources
And Chellenging The Human Spirit
Of A Nation In Depression
Marker series. This marker is included in the Civilian Conservation Corps marker series.
Location. 41° 52.211′ N, 73° 5.519′ W. Marker is in Torrington, Connecticut, in Litchfield County. Marker can be reached from Burr Mountain Road 0.2 miles north of Winsted Road, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Located in Burr Pond State Park, in the maintenance area, left of the main parking lot. Marker is at or near this postal address: 385 Burr Mountain Road, Torrington CT 06790, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. World’s First Condensed Milk Factory (approx. 0.2 miles away but has been reported missing); Non-Repatriated Soldiers' Monument (approx. 3.6 miles away); Winchester World War I Memorial (approx. 3.6 miles away); Winchester VFW Monument (approx. World War II Living Memorial (approx. 3.7 miles away); Winchester (approx. 3.9 miles away); Winchester Soldiers' Memorial (approx. 3.9 miles away); a different marker also named Winchester Soldiers Memorial (approx. 3.9 miles away).
Regarding To Honor The Men Of Camp Wolcott. This fieldstone house was built as the Paugnut State Forest Administration Building. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on September 5, 1986.
Paugnut State Forest came into existence in 1929, when the State purchased 1,127 acres.
Over 200 young men lived here and worked in the area as part of the Civilian Conservation Corps during the Great Depression of the 1930s.
Also see . . . Civilian Conservation Corps Stories. (Submitted on April 29, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
Categories. • Environment • Notable Buildings •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 666 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.