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Beddington CCC Camp Co 1127 P64 – Aurora ME

Date added: January 20, 2021

The current Deer Lake Campground in Township34 ME is the location for the Beddington CCC Camp. Excerpt from “Official Annual, 1937, Civilian Conservation Corps”: “On May 1935, a cadre of men from Bar Harbor moved into the woods, thirteen miles… read more

Kerwin Brook CCC Camp – Wesley ME

Date added: January 16, 2021

The Civilian Conservation Corps built the Kerwin Brook CCC Camp in the unincorporated area T36 MD BPP, in the vicinity of Wesley ME. 160th Company Kerwin Brook Camp (Wesley, Maine) October 1939 – June 1942 Excerpt from “In The Public Interest… read more

Bridgton CCC Camp Co. 1124 – Bridgton ME

Date added: January 16, 2021

The Civilian Conservation Corps built the Bridgton CCC Camp Co. 1124 in Bridgton ME. “History of the 1124th Company. Civilian Conservation Corps. On June 1st, 1935, Lt. J. L. Fearer arrived in Bridgton with a cadre of 23 men from the… read more

Municipal Waterworks – Moncks Corner SC

Date added: January 14, 2021

The Reconstruction Finance Corporation and the Public Works Administration funded the construction of municipal waterworks in Moncks Corner SC. Before the waterworks construction, the townspeople of Moncks Corner relied on individual electric pumps and wells for their water supply.

Hopkins County Hospital – Madisonville KY

Date added: January 14, 2021

Hopkins County Hospital was built in 1937-38 with Work Progress Administration Funds and private citizen contributions. Originally, it was built to house 54 beds as a private, non-profit medical facility.

Konawa National Guard Armory – Konawa OK

Date added: January 11, 2021

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) built the Konawa National Guard Armory in Konawa OK. What makes the Konawa National Guard Armory so intriguing is that a pair of swastikas on the front of the building. Most people associate this symbol… read more

Woods Park Beach – Bridgton ME

Date added: January 4, 2021

Construction on Woods Pond Beach was performed by CCC Co. 1124, located in Bridgton. According to the 1937 1st District CCC yearbook, “The camp has been very fortunate in having a number of ideal lunch ground sites located within easy… read more

Woodminster: Cascade – Oakland CA

Date added: January 4, 2021

Woodminster Amphitheater and Cascade is an astonishing feature of Joaquin Miller Park in the Oakland hills and one of the largest New Deal projects in the San Francisco Bay Area. Woodminster lies just off Joaquin Miller Road above Highway 13.  The… read more

Park Avenue Observatory – Port Jervis NY

Date added: January 1, 2021

The Park Avenue Observatory was built in 1934. Park Avenue was built in 1933 by the Civilian Conservation Corps along the base of Mt. William as a scenic route into the city of Port Jervis and to provide employment to… read more

Jasper School Addition – Jasper MN

Date added: December 31, 2020

Here’s the summary I wrote for the Docomomo US MN listing on our registry, heavily borrowing from the application linked below: Original section built in 1911 (designed by W.E.E. Greene of Luverne; Builder: Boyd Construction Co.; cost: $30,000), four additions… read more

Bath V.A. Hospital – Bath NY

Date added: December 30, 2020

The Public Works Administration funded the construction of the Bath V.A. Hospital in Bath NY. Created as the hospital for Bath V.A., replacing the 1870s facility at what had been the New York State Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Home. The oldest resident… read more

Howard School – Howard NY

Date added: December 30, 2020

Built as an elementary school. When multiple rural districts merged to create Avoca Central School, part of the negotiated agreement required a new grade school in Howard. The Howard Grade School was built as part of the project whose main… read more

WPA Sidewalk, Clifton Street – Oakland CA

Date added: December 28, 2020

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) built concrete sidewalks, curbs and gutters all over the city of Oakland, including here on Clifton Street in the Rockridge neighborhood.  There is a sidewalk stamp reading “W.P.A. 1940” in the gutter at the corner… read more

Westport School – Westport MN

Date added: December 27, 2020

The Works Progress Administration built the Westport School in Westport MN. The structure has a simple, Moderne exterior. Most windows have since been bricked up. Minnesota Historical Society has a photo from initial construction [2056-A (Negative Number)] from the Works Progress… read more