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Mansfield Hollow Lake

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Connecticut State Department of Environmental Protection manage the natural resources at Mansfield Hollow Lake. Managing the 2,472 acres helps to meet present needs, and assures a diversity of resources for future generations to enjoy.

Mansfield Hollow Lake Dam lies on the confluence of the Natchaug, Fenton, and Mt. Hope Rivers, in the township of Mansfield Center, CT. The dam is part of a network of six flood control dams in the Thames River Basin, constructed and maintained by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. This network helps to reduce flooding in communities along the Thames River by controlling water on upstream tributaries in Massachusetts and Connecticut. Mansfield Hollow Dam was completed in 1952, at a cost of $6.5 million. As of September 1999, it had prevented $43.2 million in flood damages.

Location: 449 Reardon Road, North Grosvenordal Connecticut 06255 Telephone 860-923-2982

Other History nearby:
(Litchfield) All Wars Memorial
(Madison) Allis-Bushnell House and Museum
(Bristol) American Clock and Watch Museum
(Hartford) Ancient Burying Ground
(Cheshire) Baker Character, Comic & Cartoon Museum
(Springfield) Basketball Hall of Fame

12/02 Coming to The North Grosvenordal area
Hebron Maple Festival Hebron CT March16-17 Each year thousands of people come from miles around to enjoy and experience the weekend of maple related events.
7th Annual Great International Spring Beer Festival Providence RI April20 Your Beer Festival Admission Ticket will allow you UNLIMITED SAMPLING of more than 250 brewers, live music, food and MUCH MORE at the Rhode Island Convention Center.
New England Folk Festival Mansfield MA April19-21 A fabulous blend of dance, music, crafts, and food from many lands.
Connecticut Sheep, Wool and Fiber Festival Vernon CT April27 The festival, started in 1909 by the CT Sheep Breeders Association, as a program ""to promote the keeping of sheep in Connecticut"", has evolved and expanded into a premier sheep and fiber festival by providing exhibits, demonstrations and over 60 vendors from the sheep, wool and fiber arena.
Spring Plant Sale Westford NH April27 The Middlesex Conservation District will be holding its annual Spring Plant Sale at the 4H Fairgrounds.
Connecticut Sheep and Wool Festival vernon CT April27 The festival started in 1909 by the CT Sheep Breeders Association as a program “to promote the keeping of sheep in Connecticut” has evolved and expanded into a premier sheep and fiber festival.