Lake McDougall

Lake McDougall (HMHVN)

Location: Redding, CT 06896 Fairfield County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 20.306', W 73° 22.972'

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— Putnam Memorial State Park —

The stone dam which makes this pond was installed at the time of the park's creation. But the stream was in existence during the 1778-79 army encampment. It is one of two main streams, one at either end of the camp, which provided water for the troops.
McDougall had been commander of Putnam's Division prior to going into winter quarters. Gen. Washington placed the division under Putnam and kept McDougall in command of the Hudson Highlands.
Marker Number14
Year Placed2009
Placed ByFriends & Neighbors of Putnam Park
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 12:13am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 635307 N 4577588
Decimal Degrees41.33843333, -73.38286667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 20.306', W 73° 22.972'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 20' 18.36" N, 73° 22' 58.32" W
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Area Code(s)860, 203
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 73-79 Putnam Park Rd, Redding CT 06896, US
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