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    Farm Pond Bathhouse

    Farm Pond Development – Sherborn MA

    Date added: August 17, 2023

    Multiple New Deal work relief agencies were involved with developing the Farm Pond in Sherborn, Massachusetts, conducting work on the following: Bath House Recreational bath house facility designed and built by WPA/ERA. One-story cobblestone building with center gabled porch, shingled… read more

    Site of the old granite quarry, near former CCC Camp S-82

    CCC Camp S-82, Company 1139 – Townsend MA

    Date added: April 18, 2023

    The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) built the CCC Camp S-82, Company 1139, in Townsend, MA, starting on August 1st, 1935. Camp S-82 was located near an old granite quarry off Old Turnpike Road and the Boston and Maine Railroad tracks,… read more

    Comet train, Boston MA to Providence RI service.

    Comet Train (Demolished) – Boston MA

    Date added: February 4, 2023

    In 1934, the Public Works Administration (PWA) loaned the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad Company $7 million for equipment repair, new track installation, and new equipment purchases.  Among the new purchases was the $250,000 Comet, a streamlined Diesel-electric… read more

    Windsor State Forest - Windsor MA

    Windsor State Forest – Windsor MA

    Date added: January 22, 2023

    The Civilian Conservation Corps completed work at the Windsor State Forest in Windsor MA, between 1933 and 1938. “Located deep in the rolling hills of the Berkshires, Windsor State Forest is known for its beauty. Visitors can experience the cascading… read more

    Industry - Newton MA

    Newton North High School Murals – Newton MA

    Date added: August 25, 2022

    The Federal Arts Project (FAP) funded the Newton (now Newton North) High School Murals in Newton MA. Painted by Maurice Compris, the mural triptych depicts “Education,” “Commerce,” and “Industry.” It was dedicated as a memorial to Leighton Brown, class of… read more

    Clinton, MA post office: bas relief

    Post Office Bas Relief – Clinton MA

    Date added: May 9, 2022

    A plaster bas relief: “History of a Letter,” was created by Theodore C. Barbarossa in 1939 as a commission by the Treasury Section of Fine Arts. The work was originally installed in the then-new post office on Union Street. It… read more

    Turners Falls-Gill Bridge – MA

    Date added: April 28, 2022

    The federal Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) allocated funds in 1936 to the tune of $372,722 (not adjusted for inflation) for the reconstruction of a span across the Connecticut River between the Town of Montague [Turner Falls] and Gill, Mass. The… read more

    Newtowne Court – Cambridge MA

    Date added: February 12, 2022

    Newtowne Court is a 294 units apartment complex located in the town of Cambridge, MA. There are eight three-story walk-up buildings; most entrances serve six to nine apartments. Includes 6 units for households with vision impairments. This was one of… read more

    Log Cabins – Mohawk State Forest MA

    Date added: March 28, 2021

    The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) built cabins at Mohawk Trail State Forest and Savoy State Forest, MA, circa 1934. The architect of record was L. C. Roy.

    Boyce Street School Retaining Walls – Auburn MA

    Date added: May 10, 2020

    The Civil Works Administration built perimeter rock and concrete walls around the Boyce Street School, a public elementary school. Currently, the site is a public park and playground.

    Franklin Park Zoo Improvements – Boston MA

    Date added: May 2, 2019

    The Works Progress Administration made improvements to the Franklin Park Zoo. This project sought to improve the lion house, monkey house, and build machine and carpenter shop and garage extensions and a storage building. The total cost of the proposed… read more