Monroe Historical Society

733 Wheeler Road, Monroe, CT 06468.

P.O. Box 212. (203) 261-1383. The Society operates: 1811 East Village Meeting House (433 Barn Hill Rd.) the oldest Methodist Church building in CT, the 1790 East Village-Barn Hill one room Schoolhouse (311 Wheeler Rd.), and the 1760 Beardsley Homestead (31 Great Ring Rd.) an excellent example of a late 18th c. saltbox. Various programs. Adm.

Paugussett State Forest

Great Quarter Rd. , Monroe, CT 06468.

Jct. of Rte. 34 and 111 in Monroe, take Rte. 34 for 0.1 mi., turn right on Great Quarter Rd. (1.4 mi.) and park at trailhead. Borders Lake Zoar a dammed section of the Housatonic River. Blue blazed trails that follow lakes edge with views of Lake and Kettletown Forest. Hiking, hunting and fishing, boating, mountain biking.