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Berkeley County Library – Moncks Corner SC

Date added: March 17, 2021

It served as the Berkeley County Library from 1938 to 1970. The building was moved from Library Street around the corner to 221 First Street in 1969 and continued to serve customers until the grand opening of the new library… 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.

Spartanburg Municipal Airport – Spartanburg SC

Date added: May 7, 2019

The Spartanburg Municipal Airport opened in 1927. The Civil Works Administration graded the field, erected two runways and completed a new lighting system in 1933-1934. Work was noted to be started by 22 December 1933 and was to be completed… read more

Robert Mills Manor Public Housing – Charleston SC

Date added: August 7, 2018

The Robert Mills Manor public housing project in Charleston, South Carolina was constructed with New Deal funds, likely under the auspices of the Public Works Administration (PWA). The Library of Congress: “The Robert Mills Manor Remains as Charleston’s earliest and… read more

Municipal Yacht Basin – Charleston SC

Date added: April 3, 2018

What was then known as the Municipal Yacht Basin was constructed as a New Deal project, undertaken by the Civil Works Administration (CWA) and Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA). As part of the broader development: “The City of Charleston continued to… read more

American Legion Post 28 – Spartanburg SC

Date added: August 30, 2017

The American Legion building is a Colonial Revival-style stone building that was built by the Works Progress Administration from 1936 to 1937 as a meeting hall for Post 28 in Spartanburg, South Carolina. It still serves that function today. The… read more

Duncan Park Lake – Spartanburg SC

Date added: June 30, 2017

On 3 September 1935, the city of Spartanburg signed a contract with the Works Project Administration (WPA) to building Duncan Park Lake. The city furnished equipment in the amount of $14,720. A second contract at the same time provided for… read more

Post Office (former) – Batesburg-Leesville SC

Date added: December 18, 2016

The historic former post office in Batesburg(, Batesburg-Leesville), South Carolina was constructed with federal Treasury Department funds in 1939. The building houses an example of New Deal artwork. In the 1980s, the cities of Batesburg & Leesville combined into one… read more

Taylors School – Columbia SC

Date added: October 6, 2016

This grade school, elsewhere listed as “Taylors Colored School,” is reported in the National Archives as the first completed PWA project in the country. No other information, including location or current status, is available. See link in sources for corroboration… read more

Central School (demolished) Improvements – Rock Hill SC

Date added: September 23, 2016

The federal Public Works Administration (P.W.A.) contributed to the development of Rock Hill’s original North Side School. “School buildings and classroom additions went up at Central School, Northside School, Arcade-Victoria School, and Ebenezer Avenue School, with A. D. Gilchrist the… read more

Ebenezer Avenue School (former) Improvements – Rock Hill SC

Date added: September 23, 2016

The federal Public Works Administration (P.W.A.) contributed to the development of Rock Hill’s original North Side School. “School buildings and classroom additions went up at Central School, Northside School, Arcade-Victoria School, and Ebenezer Avenue School, with A. D. Gilchrist the… read more

Arcade-Victoria School (demolished) – Rock Hill SC

Date added: September 23, 2016

The federal Public Works Administration (P.W.A.) contributed to the development of Rock Hill’s Arcade-Victoria School. “School buildings and classroom additions went up at Central School, Northside School, Arcade-Victoria School, and Ebenezer Avenue School, with A. D. Gilchrist the architect for… read more

Northside School (demolished) Gym – Rock Hill SC

Date added: September 23, 2016

“The Civil Works Administration and the Federal Emergency Relief Administration funded the construction of a stadium dedicated at Northside School in September 1934.” The former Northside School and the gym have since been demolished.