Preliminary plans call for the construction of a playground, canoe launch and boardwalk. In addition, some of the trails will be leveled and widened to make them easier to traverse.
Early estimates put the total cost from $300,000 to $400,000.
The bulk of the work will begin in the summer after repairs on two of the seven earthen dams cutting through the property have been completed. They are crumbling because of erosion and could break completely, turning the pristine landscape into a swamp.
Read more: http://www.milforddailynews.com/news/x898135148/DelCarte-recreation-park-planned-in-Franklin#ixzz2LQzfjvDp
|DelCarte sign along Pleasant St|
A photo tour from 2010
A brief video from Dec 2012
Another video from earlier in Dec 2012