Organization City North Grosvenordale

Thompson CT – More Than Just a Train Wreck!


  • Organization Name:
    Town of Thompson, CT

  • Organization City:
    North Grosvenordale

  • Amount Awarded:
    $4,885.00

  • Fiscal Year:
    FY21

  • Grant Summary:

    This project will add interpretive signs for a self-guided tour of the site of the Great East Thompson Train Wreck of 1891, located on the Thompson leg of the Air Line State Park Trail. This will be the first element of a planned permanent commemorative park at the location, which members of Thompson’s Historical Society and Trails Committee have been designing with the community and assistance from the National Park Service Rivers Trails and Conservation Assistance program since January 2020.


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