Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Choate Boat House

You need two things to have a successful boating crew. A crew and well... Water. Choate's boating crew had both until 30 years ago when they lost their water. In the blink of an eye the dam that held Wallingford's  Community Lake together was breached resulting in the draining of the lake into the Quinnipiac River. The famous private school was left high and dry with no other options the abandoned their beloved lake house moving to the nearby town of Guilford.

Today Community Lake is still no more, after talks with the EPA of building a 25 Million dollar dam fell through.










AbandonedCT.com is a historical educational website, our videos and images are for educational purposes. Website Images, text and video posted on this website are property of Abandoned CT or its respected owners as marked and protected by Copyright law. The date photos and video are posted to this website does not necessarily represent the time they are taken or filmed. AbandonedCT.com does not release addresses of documented locations out of respect and safety of the property owner. We do not encourage or condone trespassing, reckless and unsafe exploring or vandalizing of any properties.

27 comments:

  1. I only live a couple of miles from here - I sense a road trip happening tomorrow!

    ReplyDelete
  2. This comment has been removed by the author.

    ReplyDelete
  3. My dad was the crew coach here for many years. I was on the Choate crew. I have many, many memories inside and outside this building. So sad to see it neglected. I don't know why Choate has allowed this to happen.

    ReplyDelete
  4. Is there a certain way to get in? I see a lot of boarded up doors...

    ReplyDelete
  5. I'm happy to see the considerable subtle element here!. OMC sterndrive parts

    ReplyDelete
  6. We are really grateful for your blog post. You will find a lot of approaches after visiting your post. I was exactly searching for. Thanks for such post and please keep it up. Great work. OMC parts drawings

    ReplyDelete
  7. Thanks For sharing this Superb article.I use this Article to show my assignment in college.it is useful For me Great Work.
    OMC parts drawings

    ReplyDelete
  8. Superb article, a debt of gratitude is in order for assembling this! This is clearly one awesome post. Much obliged for the profitable data and bits of knowledge you have so given here. Aftermarket Mercury outboard parts

    ReplyDelete
  9. I was surfing the Internet for information and came across your blog. I am impressed by the information you have on this blog. It shows how well you understand this subject. sửa nhà giá rẻ

    ReplyDelete
  10. And in most cases you can complete the improvements yourself thereby saving you more money, providing you have the time to do the work. Here are some ideas for minor house improvements within several budget ranges.Sub Zero, Viking Refrigerator repair in Rancho Penasquitos

    ReplyDelete
  11. Pretty good post. I just stumbled upon your blog and wanted to say that I have really enjoyed reading your blog posts. Any way I'll be subscribing to your feed and I hope you post again soon. Big thanks for the useful info. Outdrive gear sets

    ReplyDelete
  12. Fix what's messed up. Try not to anticipate that purchasers should fix things. In the event that something breaks or looks worn, either fix or supplant it.watersports supplier

    ReplyDelete
  13. Three are usually cheap Ralph Lauren available for sale each and every time you wish to buy. Sailboat Paradise

    ReplyDelete
  14. This is exciting, nevertheless it is vital for you to visit this specific url: Mercruiser parts

    ReplyDelete
  15. Wow, What a Excellent post. I really found this to much informatics. It is what i was searching for.I would like to suggest you that please keep sharing such type of info.Thanks GLM aftermarket Mercruiser parts

    ReplyDelete
  16. Many home owners have been showing so much interest in improving their homes in the last few years. Most of them have already executed varying improvement projects for their homes and have been appreciating the results of this fruitful undertaking.Realtor in clinton mo

    ReplyDelete
  17. So you've found an RC boats sale and figured this is the perfect time to indulge and make your childhood dreams come true. While it's tempting to flash the credit card in haste, it's best to slow down and take a little time to get to know the basics of RC boats. BoatsIreland

    ReplyDelete
  18. Have you ever noticed there are always more condominiums, town houses, roommate finder USA and patio homes for sale in a neighborhood than there are in a traditional neighborhood? There are many reasons for this activity but we will cover the most important.

    ReplyDelete
  19. Selling a house with pets takes extra consideration and care. There are some home buyers cambridge real estate listings who will see any signs of pets as a complete turnoff. This is definitely one of the top open house mistakes you should avoid.

    ReplyDelete
  20. When choosing the right roof material, the style and color of your home should always be considered. If roof repair is necessary, roofing calgary you can match the roof material with the current one with no trouble. These materials are abundant so you will not have any problems looking for one.

    ReplyDelete
  21. This is such a great resource that you are providing and you give it away for free. I love seeing blog that understand the value of providing a quality resource for free. Mossberg Shotguns for sale

    ReplyDelete
  22. In the event that you set out to make me think today; mission achieved! I truly like your written work style and how you express your thoughts. Much obliged to you. thuyenhoi.com

    ReplyDelete
  23. Contact a local and trusted home remodeling contractor for help managing all your major and minor repair needs. They have the licensing, qualifications, experience, parklawn lakeshore condos for sale and resources to efficiently inspect and repair all the areas of your home that concern you.

    ReplyDelete