Massacoe Forest Pavilion

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Massacoe Forest Pavilion
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Massacoe Forest Pavilion is located in Connecticut
Massacoe Forest Pavilion
Massacoe Forest Pavilion is located in the US
Massacoe Forest Pavilion
Location Off Old Farms Rd., Stratton Brook State Park, Simsbury, Connecticut
Coordinates 41°51′49″N 72°50′10″W / 41.86361°N 72.83611°W / 41.86361; -72.83611Coordinates: 41°51′49″N 72°50′10″W / 41.86361°N 72.83611°W / 41.86361; -72.83611
Area 2.5 acres (1.0 ha)
Built 1935 (1935)
Built by Civilian Conservation Corps; et al.
Architectural style Rustic
MPS Connecticut State Park and Forest Depression-Era Federal Work Relief Programs Structures TR
NRHP Reference # 86001731[1]
Added to NRHP September 4, 1986

The Massacoe Forest Pavilion, located in Stratton Brook State Park in Simsbury, Connecticut, is a picnic shelter that was built in 1935 by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC). It has also been known as the Stratton Brook Park Pavilion. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.[1]

It was built in 1935 by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) and is one of many CCC structures recognized in a Connecticut-wide thematic resources study.[1][2] It was built beside Massacoe Pond, created by a dam built by the CCC in 1933. According to its NRHP nomination, the shelter is "the finest extant building of its type in the state system."[3]

The pavilion is in Rustic style. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.[1]

Covered footbridge at Stratton Brook State Park

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