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The History Of Steep Rock Association


2021 Connecticut Book Award Winner!  Hardcover with dust jacket, 248 pages, richly illustrated with over 150 photographs and maps of Steep Rock Association, a Litchfield County, Connecticut land trust approaching its centennial.
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The book includes contemporary and historic images, archival maps, aerial photography, and numerous “then and now” comparisons with hundred year old photographs from the archives of the Gunn Historical Museum, Washington, Connecticut. Available to purchase in-person at Hickory Stick Bookshop in Washington Depot, CT.

Payment can also be made via VENMO to @steeprockassociation for $60 flat and your item can be picked up in person at 116 Christian St, New Preston. Please make sure to note your VENMO payment what you are ordering.

All proceeds from sales go to Steep Rock Association’s efforts to protect the ecological and historically significant landscapes of Washington, CT.

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Weight 54 oz

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Our legal name: Steep Rock Association, Inc.
Tax ID: #06-6069060
Mailing address: PO Box 279, Washington Depot, CT 06794

Check Donations

Please make checks payable to Steep Rock Association. Our mailing address is:

Steep Rock Association
PO Box 279
Washington Depot, CT 06794