CT 169 Club Gathering
September 7, 2019
The Baltic Restaurant – Berlin, CT
The Connecticut 169 Club Gathering will be held at the Baltic Restaurant (European & American Cuisine), 237 New Britain Rd, Berlin, CT. Happy Hour from 4-5 pm, 5-6 buffet dinner, and 6-7:30 Program. The dinner is open to everyone; you don’t need to have visited all 169 towns. Come and share stories and cheer on “Leatherman Award” winners who have visited all 169 towns.
During the day members can visit historical sites, museums, and other activities in Berlin & surrounding towns. Archeologist Nick Bellantoni will possibly guide visitors to one of the nearby Leatherman’s caves. Nick will also speak at the dinner about “The Leatherman.”
The Connecticut 169 Club:
Your Passport and Guide to Exploring Connecticut Book Excerpts
Originally part of Bolton, Vernon, Connecticut in Tolland County, contains the smaller villages of Rockville, Talcotville, and Dobsonville. Vernon’s claim to fame was its mills, the first of which was a cotton…
Twenty-miles east of Hartford at the gateway to the “Quiet Corner” lies the town of Coventry, CT The land was known to the Mohegans as “Wongumbaug” or “crooked pond” for the curved shape of the 380-acre…
The Town of East Hampton Connecticut is located in Middlesex County that includes two villages: Middle Haddam and Cobalt. It is approx. 10 miles east of Middletown, CT with a population of 12,959 (2010)…
Martin “Marty” Podskoch
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Podskoch Press offers a variety of books about the history of the Adirondacks and Catskill regions.
The Adirondack Stories: Historical Sketches I & II tell interesting stories through the comic sketches of Sam Glanzman, well known DC Comics and Outdoor Life illustrator. The Fire Tower books tell photo-illustrated stories that Marty gathered while traveling throughout the region, which led to the development of his Adirondack Civilian Conservation Corps Camps book detailing the area’s growth after the Great Depression, along with the Connecticut Civilian Conservation Corps Camps. There are also two travel guide books the Adirondack 102 Club, and the newest release The Connecticut 169 Club: Your Passport and Guide to Exploring Connecticut.