American Legion Forest CCC Shelter

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American Legion Forest CCC Shelter
American Legion Forest CCC Shelter is located in Connecticut
American Legion Forest CCC Shelter
Location West side of West River Rd., American Legion State Forest, Barkhamsted, Connecticut
Coordinates 41°55′47″N 73°0′15″W / 41.92972°N 73.00417°W / 41.92972; -73.00417Coordinates: 41°55′47″N 73°0′15″W / 41.92972°N 73.00417°W / 41.92972; -73.00417
Area 6.5 acres (2.6 ha)
Built 1935
Architect Civilian Conservation Corps
Architectural style Adirondack-Rustic
Governing body State
MPS Connecticut State Park and Forest Depression-Era Federal Work Relief Programs Structures TR
NRHP Reference # 86001725[1]
Added to NRHP September 4, 1986

American Legion Forest CCC Shelter, located on the west side of West River Road within the American Legion State Forest, Barkhamsted, Connecticut, was built in 1935 by the Civilian Conservation Corps. The 6.5-acre property was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986 and is a log cabin of Adirondack-Rustic architecture.[1]

It was located at one of the last two CCC camps still operating in December 1941.[2]

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