Wadsworth Falls State Park Maps

Middletown, CT

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Wadsworth Falls State Park Description

Clarence C. Wadsworth, noted scholar and linguist, had held the rank of Colonel in the New York National Guard before marrying and settling in Middletown. There he became involved in a forty-year effort to preserve the natural beauty of Wadsworth Falls for all people. By his will which established The Rockfall Corporation, a non-profit organization to administer his plans for the land, the 267 acres were given to the State in 1942. The Coginchaug River, flowing north along the western fringe of the park has been an important stream providing industrial waterpower. Only the sluiceway of a text

: 41.531, -72.684
: 285 acres (1.15 km²)
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: Wadsworth Falls State Park