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Mashamoquet Brook State Park

Israel Putnam Wolf Den
Israel Putnam Wolf Den
Location Pomfret, Connecticut

41°50′36″N 71°59′4″W / 41.84333°N 71.98444°W / 41.84333; -71.98444Coordinates: 41°50′36″N 71°59′4″W / 41.84333°N 71.98444°W / 41.84333; -71.98444

Built 1742
Governing body State
NRHP Reference # 85000949[1]
Added to NRHP May 2, 1985

Israel Putnam Wolf Den is a historic site off Wolf Den Road in Pomfret, Connecticut. At this location in 1742, Israel Putnam shot and killed Connecticut's last known wolf.[2] The site was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.[3]

Today, the Wolf Den is part of Mashamoquet Brook State Park, a 900-acre (360 ha) Connecticut state park, with two campgrounds, hiking, fishing, swimming, and picnicking.[4]


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  • Mashamoquet Brook State Park Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
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