Explore the old camp site and some of the many projects built by the CCC in the Salmon State Forest over 80 years ago. The walk will also celebrate the 85th Anniversary of the founding of the CCC. The walk is sponsored East Hampton Parks and Recreation Dept.
Marty Podskoch, a member of the Chatham Historical Society, will lead the enjoyable and educational hike. He will guide the hikers around the Salmon River Forest Park, the CCC camp site, projects, and the Comstock Covered Bridge that was restored by the CCC in 1935. Podskoch has written books on the CCC camps in the Adirondacks and another on the 21 CCC camps in Connecticut.
Hikers should have proper footwear. The walk will be on level land and is recommended for children 6 years to adults. It will take approx. 1 and a half hours. No dogs please. Heavy rain will cancel the hike.
For more info Contact Marty Podskoch, coordinator of the “Explore East Hampton” walks at MartinPodskoch.com
The Chatham Historical Society will sponsor a Christmas tree covered with Connecticut lottery tickets, to be raffled off on Old Home Day, Saturday, July 14 at 8 p.m. on Center School grounds.
The winning ticket holder gets the one grand prize, which includes: 20 Powerball tickets, 50 Connecticut Classic Lotto tickets, 50 Connecticut Cash 5 Lotto tickets, 20 $5 Instant tickets, 50 $1 Instant tickets and 15 $2 Instant tickets. The winner need not be present to win.
Tickets can be purchased from any historical society member or on the Center School grounds during Old Home Days, which include Thursday, July 12, from 6 - 10 p.m.; Friday, July 13, 6 - 10 p.m and Saturday, July 14 1 - 8 p.m. The museum and one room schoolhouse will also be open on Saturday afternoon.