Topsmead State Forest

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Coordinates: 41°44′49″N 73°09′36″W / 41.74694°N 73.16000°W / 41.74694; -73.16000
Topsmead State Forest
Connecticut State Forest
Country  United States
State  Connecticut
County Litchfield
Town Litchfield
Coordinates 41°44′49″N 73°09′36″W / 41.74694°N 73.16000°W / 41.74694; -73.16000
Area 615 acres (249 ha) [1]
Established 1972 [2]
Management Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
Location in Connecticut
Website: Topsmead State Forest

Topsmead State Forest is a Connecticut state forest located in the town of Litchfield. It was formally the summer residence of Edith Morton Chase, daughter of Henry Sabin Chase, first president of the Chase Brass and Copper Company. She left the house and its grounds to the state of Connecticut on her death in 1972.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Legislative Program Review and Investigations Committee (January 23, 2014). "State Parks and Forests: Funding". Staff Findings and Recommendations. Connecticut General Assembly. p. A-4. Retrieved March 20, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Topsmead State Forest". State Parks and Forests. Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. Retrieved June 23, 2014. 

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