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Arnold Chase said:   September 7, 2011 7:39 pm PST
Around 1961 the government set up a â??modelâ?? fallout shelter at Bishops Corner in West Hartford, and opened it to the public for inspection tours. I remember riding my bicycle there and waiting in line as couples would walk out, with the wives usually hysterical. I, on the other hand, found the sight of a shelter with a hand-cranked air ventilator, emergency food and sanitation kits, and Geiger counters to be the neatest thing I had ever seen. I also enjoyed the â??duck and coverâ? exercises in school around that time.

Ernest J. Hicks said:   September 7, 2011 2:11 pm PST
Correct to my last post the unit in Cromwell, CT. was Batt 'D', 2nd Msl BN, 55th Ary.

Ernest J. Hicks said:   September 7, 2011 2:09 pm PST
I was assigned to the Nike site (IFC) in Cromwell, CT. from Oct. 1962 until Aug. 1964. "D" Battery 55th Art. BN., if anyone was there during that time period please contact ny at the email address above.

Rich said:   August 29, 2011 5:51 pm PST
I remember walking in the woods in Ansonia from the Nature center, during the 1980s and 1990s and coming across the site. Ever since then I was so interested in the history.

Carroll Cannon said:   August 15, 2011 10:02 am PST
I worked from AT&T from 1963-1990.

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