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Torrington in Litchfield County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

To Honor The Men Of Camp Wolcott

 
 
To Honor The Men Of Camp Wolcott Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, April 21, 2010
1. To Honor The Men Of Camp Wolcott Marker
Inscription.  
To Honor The Men Of
Camp Wolcott
Company 176
Established 1933
Civilian Conservation Corps
1933-1942
Created By
President Franklin D. Roosevelt
Renewing The Country's Natural Resources
And Chellenging The Human Spirit
Of A Nation In Depression

 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EnvironmentNotable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), and the Former U.S. Presidents: #32 Franklin D. Roosevelt series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1933.
 
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. Located in Burr Pond State Park, in the maintenance area, left of the main parking lot. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 385 Burr Mountain Road, Torrington CT 06790, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Non-Repatriated Soldiers' Monument
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(approx. 3.6 miles away); Winchester World War I Memorial (approx. 3.6 miles away); Winchester VFW Monument (approx. 3.7 miles away); 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); Winchester World War II 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 . . .
1. "Connecticut CCC: History, Memories & Legacy of the CCC" by Martin Podskoch. Author website entry (Submitted on April 29, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.) 

2. Paugnut Forest Administration Building
To Honor The Men Of Camp Wolcott Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, April 21, 2010
2. To Honor The Men Of Camp Wolcott Marker
. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on April 13, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Paugnut State Forest Administration Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, April 21, 2010
3. Paugnut State Forest Administration Building
Paugnut State Forest Administration Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, April 21, 2010
4. Paugnut State Forest Administration Building
Burr Pond State Park Sign image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, April 21, 2010
5. Burr Pond State Park Sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 13, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 29, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 888 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 29, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.

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