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Ledyard Bridge

Ledyard Bridge (replaced) – Norwich VT to Hanover NH

Date added: 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

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

Huckins Estate – Ossipee NH

Date added: February 15, 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

White Lake Park – Tamworth NH

Date added: August 4, 2020

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

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

Rollinsford Grade School – Rollinsford NH

Date added: January 15, 2020

The Public Works Administration funded the construction of the Rollinsford Grade School. The structure was built in 1936, and consists of a large T-shaped two story gabled roof building in the Colonial Revival style. The town-wide school was grades 1-8…. read more

Nansen Ski Jump – Milan NH

Date added: August 18, 2019

According to a historical sign on site, “Named for Fridjof Nansen, the Greenland explorer. Berlin’s first ski club formed in 1872. The club sponsored the “Big Nansen” constructed in 1936 -38 by the National Youth Administration and the City of… read more

Post Office – Lancaster NH

Date added: August 15, 2019

The Treasury Department funded the construction of the Lancaster NH Post Office in 1935.

Library – Chesterfield NH

Date added: March 30, 2018

The current stone Chesterfield Library building opened in 1939. Constructed as a New Deal project, the facility was built with Public Works Administration (PWA) funds. PWA Docket No. NH [X]1130

Airport Development – Claremont NH

Date added: February 6, 2018

The Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) conducted a development / improvement program at what is now known Claremont Municipal Airport. “Develop and improve municipal airport” Official Project Number: 165‐1‐13‐18 Total project cost: $118,235.00 Sponsor: War Department “Improve airport” Official Project Number: 265‐1‐13‐13… read more

Wellington State Beach – Bristol NH

Date added: January 26, 2018

The Civilian Conservation Corps built facilities at the Wellington State Beach. The work included several structures, picnic facilities, and the landscaping of the beach. Brief history of the park, from NH State Parks: “One dollar; what will it buy today? In… read more