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Jun 20, 2015 - Camping at Corps of Engineers in NE CT

Sat. 20 Explored Thompson Dam and surrounding towns. Dam is a Corp of Engineers project, built to protect the nearby area from repeated flooding. Impressive project (1965), as is the 200 acre lake created behind the dam. In the afternoon we went to the Thompson Speedway and watched vintage sports car races. When we arrived in the parking lot we were picked up by a guide driving a golf cart – he drove us to see the pre-race garage activity before dropping us off at the grandstand. Sunday 21 Father's Day! It rained hard all last night, but we...

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