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Above All State Park 'Path To Road' © Gary Jordan
This path leads back to the road you leave your car by.
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Litchfield Hills Region
Above All State Park
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Above All State Park
'Path To Road'
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This path leads back to the road you leave your car by.

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'Mounting Plates'
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These mounting plates must have been used to anchor the radar arrays used here.

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'Inside Old Radar Building'
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This is one of the rooms inside the old radar building. All the equipment has been removed.

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'Old Radar Station'
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This is the south face of the old radar building.

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'Land Marker'
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Marker reads FOR INFORMATION OR TO REPORT DAMAGE THE DIRECTOR NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY WASHINGTON, D.C. REFERENCE MARK ABOVE ALL NO.1 1984... This is part of the Global Positioning System GPS network responsible for the common geographic framework for Americas spatial data infrastructure.

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'Old Radar Station'
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Built during the Cold War, this radar station has since been abandoned. Above All State Park is home to the former site of SAGE Semi Automatic Ground Environment Air Defense Network. This particular site was a gap-filler providing low altitude coverage out to a range of 65 miles. The Semi-Automatic Ground Environment SAGE was an automated control system for tracking and intercepting enemy bomber aircraft used by NORAD from the late 1950s into the 1980s. In later versions, the system could automatically direct aircraft to an interception by sending instructions directly to the aircrafts autopilot.

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'Fall Foliage'
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'Path to Old Radar Building '
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This path leads back to an old radar station.

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70.4 miles from park*


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Visitor Comments, Memories and Reviews
September 16 Go for the human, not natural history
Fascinating history as a Cold War military site, with a few pieces of decaying equipment. If you visit at just the right time of summer, you may see lots of salamanders.


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1311 Route 202 Bantam Road
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