John N Dempsey Regional Center
|John N Dempsey Regional Center|
|Building Style||Single Building|
The John N Dempsey Regional Center opened in 1965 in Putnam, Connecticut. 
An additional recreation center was built on the campus in September 1997 by the Army National Guard. The Guard Recreation Center contained slides, swings, see-saws, and an obstacle course. 
The facility is still open as a DDS and DORS satellite office and facility for daytime vocational programs, however patients are no longer housed on the Dempsey campus
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- Alvarez, Walter C., M.D. "Schools for Mentally Retarded Develops Ability to do Something." Spokane Daily Chronicle, sec. Medical Column: 4. June 27th, 1966 1966. Print.
- "Guard Building Recreation Center." The Hartford Courant, sec. Local News, Putnam: 30B. July 19, 1977. Digital. Accessed 09/24/2013.