The Cheshire Land Trust Governing Board meets the third Thursday of each month at the Cheshire Chamber of Commerce office located at 195 S Main St. #2, Cheshire, CT 06410. If you would like to attend, contact us.

Cheshire Land Trust, P.O.Box 781, Cheshire, CT 06410

CLT is an all-volunteer, private 501(c) 3 non-profit organization committed to conservation. We are not affiliated with the town of Cheshire. We do not receive taxpayer monies. Our organization is wholly funded by our membership.

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Phone: 203-806-0258

CheshireLandTrust@gmail.com

Thomas Pool Memorial

Property Name:

Thomas Pool Memorial

Donor:

Percy H. Goodsell

1981

Acquisition Date:

Acreage:

24

Location:

Tress Road

Habitat:

Mostly hardwood trees, cedars at the highest elevations, rocky outcrops, steep slopes, and beautiful views of Cheshire and the Hanging Hills of Meriden. �There is over 300 feet of vertical change between the property's lowest and highest spots. �Its top elevations (at over 520 feet) are the highest.points along the Prospect Ridge north of Cornwall Avenue.

CLT protects several parcels along the ridgeline, the northernmost of which is the 24-acre Thomas Pool property, just north of where the Quinnipiac Blue Trail heads down Cornwall Avenue (in Prospect). It's bordered to the south by Regional Water Authority water tanks and the State of Connecticut's Bens Homestead open space land, to the west by Tress Road, and to the east by properties along Mountain Road.