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Your hiking trail, brought to you by the CCC

SALISBURY — During its eight-year existence, the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) had 21 camps in Connecticut, working to make public lands accessible. The history and contributions of the CCC were described by a noted expert and author during a well-attended talk at Salisbury’s Scoville Memorial Library on Saturday, Sept. 23.

Marty Podskoch shared CCC facts and artifacts, stretching from 1933 (when President Franklin D. Roosevelt founded it as part of his New Deal) to 1942 when the CCC was disbanded, its members reassigned to combat during World War II. 

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