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    General Sullivan Bridge (former) – Dover to Newington NH

    Date added: May 8, 2017; Modified: March 1, 2024

    The original General Sullivan Bridge was completed as a Public Works Administration (PWA) project in 1935, designed to carry traffic over the Piscataqua River. The bridge was closed to vehicular traffic in 1984 and closed to all users in September… read more

    Post Office – Lebanon NH

    Date added: July 19, 2013; Modified: July 26, 2023

    Lebanon, New Hampshire’s historic post office was constructed in 1937 with federal Treasury Department funds. The building, which houses an example of New Deal artwork, is still in service.

    Ledyard Bridge

    Ledyard Bridge (replaced) – Norwich VT to Hanover NH

    Date added: May 24, 2022; Modified: May 24, 2022

    The second of the (now) three bridges to be designated Ledyard Bridge spanning the Connecticut River between Norwich, Vermont and Hanover, New Hampshire was financed in part by the federal Public Works Administration (PWA) during the Great Depression. The PWA… read more

    Flying Yankee train - Lincoln NH

    Flying Yankee Train – Lincoln NH

    Date added: March 7, 2022; Modified: May 17, 2022

    The Flying Yankee train was built in 1934-1935 at a cost of $275,000 (about $5.8 million in 2021 dollars). The Public Works Administration (PWA) financed the train’s construction with a loan. The Flying Yankee’s route started in Portland, Maine and… read more

    Cannon Mountain Ski Area – Franconia NH

    Date added: February 7, 2016; Modified: May 16, 2022

    “The Cannon Mountain Ski Area is state-owned and offers nine lifts servicing 165 acres (67 ha) of skiing (158 with snowmaking). In the 1930s, the Civilian Conservation Corps cut six ski trails, many of which were later incorporated into the… read more

    White Lake Park – Tamworth NH

    Date added: August 4, 2020; Modified: May 16, 2022

    White Lake campground is located on a National Natural Landmark of 72 acre Pitch Pine Stand, surrounding a glacier formed lake. The 117th Co. S53, CCC based out of Tamworth NH, was involved in the building of bath houses, beach… read more

    Track Removal – Keene NH

    Date added: October 28, 2014; Modified: May 16, 2022

    In 1935, the Works Progress Administration (WPA) funded a series of street improvements in Keene, NH. This work included removing Keene Electric Railway tracks from West and Main Streets and Central Square and repaving the effected streets.

    Tuckermans Ravine – Gorham NH

    Date added: February 12, 2016; Modified: May 14, 2022

    “Tuckerman Ravine is a glacial cirque sloping eastward on the southeast face of Mt. Washington, in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Although it draws hikers throughout the year, and skiers throughout the winter, it is best known for the… read more

    Berlin Park

    Municipal Park Improvements – Berlin NH

    Date added: June 6, 2014; Modified: June 27, 2021

    Extensive work was done in Berlin by a combination of the CWA, FERA, PWA, NYA, CCC and WPA all during the existence of the New Deal when “in 1935, under the leadership of newly-elected Mayor Arthur Bergeron, the Farmer-Labor Party… read more

    Huckins Estate – Ossipee NH

    Date added: February 15, 2021; Modified: February 24, 2021

    According to a 1937 CCC Yearbook, the Tamworth NH CCC Camp Co.117 was involved in “complete remodeling of house and barn” at the Huckins Estate. After inquiring with a few local historians, Lois Sweeny of the Ossipee Historical Society located… read more

    Berlin Fish Hatchery – Berlin NH

    Date added: August 8, 2020

    “Kilkenny Camp 2117, 155th Company CCC, Berlin, New Hampshire, was established May 29, 1933, as one of the camps of the White Mountain National Forest Service.” Once the Dolly Copp Camp Ground was established, the camp focussed on the Berlin… read more

    Governor Wentworth Historic Site Improvements – Wolfeboro NH

    Date added: August 5, 2020

    Governor Wentworth Historic Site is a 96-acre (0.39 km2) protected area in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire. The undeveloped property features a plaque and the stone remains of an extensive northern plantation built just before the outbreak of the American Revolution by… read more

    E. Conway Road – Conway NH

    Date added: July 25, 2020

    The Civilian Conservation Corps built the E. Conway Road in Conway NH. According to Langdonian, the CCC camp newsletter, “On May 23rd 1936 the company [CCC Co 152nd] moved to its present location near Chatham Center, N.H. The chief project… read more