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Donalds Grange No 497 - Donalds 

Donalds Grange No. 497 – Donalds SC

Date added: July 31, 2022

Fieldstone structure built by the Works Progress Administration in 1935 for grange meetings. Also has been used as a city hall and library. Still in use as a grange hall. According to Brian Scott (The Historical Marker Database) “Construction in… read more

“Cleveland Park swimming pool, 1951”

Cleveland Park Swimming Pool – Greenville SC

Date added: June 5, 2022

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) built a swimming pool in Greenville’s Cleveland Park between 1939 and 1940. The city officially dedicated the pool on June 26, 1940. The total cost of the project amounted to $63,000. Children paid a dime… read more

Robert Mills Manor – Charleston SC

Date added: May 17, 2022

By the early twentieth century, the area that would become the Robert Mills Manor site consisted of a large assemblage of dilapidated late-19th and early-20th century residences and tenements surrounding the county’s jail on the corner of Franklin and Magazine… read more

Wade Hampton State Office Building

Wade Hampton State Office Building – Columbia SC

Date added: February 14, 2022

The Public Works Administration funded the construction of the Wade Hampton State Office Building in Columbia SC. According to Historic Columbia, “This structure was built using funds from the federal Public Works Administration to alleviate the state’s constant need for office… read more

Navy Yard Improvements (repurposed) – Charleston SC

Date added: February 12, 2022

“The Charleston Naval Base provided defense for the United States from its formation in 1901 to its closure in 1996. Originally designated as the Navy Yard and later as the Naval Base it had a large impact upon the local… read more

Exterior of WPA Berkeley County Library

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