On May 20, 2018 at 2:30 pm author and historian Marty Podskoch from East Hampton, will give a Power Point presentation on his new book, Connecticut Civilian Conservation Corps Camps: History, Memories and Legacyat the Trumbull Historical Society. This year is the 85th anniversary of the founding of the Civilian Conservation Corps. It began on March 31, 1933 with President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s “New Deal” program to relieve the poverty and unemployment of the Depression. The US Army supervised the camps which had approx. 200 men each. The first year 13 camps were set up in several Connecticut towns’ state parks & forests. After the presentation Marty Podskoch will have his new Conn. CCC book available for sale and signing and also his seven books on the Catskills & Adirondack mountains. Presently Podskoch is writing a travel book, Connecticut 169 Club: A Passport and Guide and also conducting research on the CCC camps in Rhode Island.