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    Warren County, Mississippi Courthouse

    Warren County Courthouse – Vicksburg MS

    Date added: April 15, 2023; Modified: April 15, 2023

    The Public Works Administration (PWA) of the Federal Works Agency funded the construction of the stately Warren County Courthouse in Vicksburg, Mississippi.

    Vicksburg National Military Park – Vicksburg MS

    Date added: February 5, 2015; Modified: April 13, 2023

    The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) worked to develop Vicksburg National Military park during the 1930s. Among other improvements they planted hundreds of trees and other vegetation in the park to to combat erosion.

    Charity Hospital Improvements – Vicksburg MS

    Date added: November 23, 2019; Modified: May 16, 2022

    $4,600 project was allotted for Vicksburg Charities hospital for main building and nurses’ home renovations in 1934. The building that began as the city hospital in the 1840s because a state institution around 1871, operated from a former plantation mansion…. read more

    Clay Street School Repairs and Alterations – Vicksburg MS

    Date added: December 29, 2019; Modified: December 30, 2019

    Public Works Administration project 1337 provided repairs and alterations to both Clay Street School and Carr High School in 1939, along with construction of two new school buildings.

    Central High School Auditorium and Gymnasium – Vicksburg MS

    Date added: December 29, 2019; Modified: December 30, 2019

    The addition of an auditorium and gymnasium, since demolished, was completed for the 1924 Central High School building, along with improvements to the athletic field and athletic building. Architects N. W. Overstreet and A. H. Town designed the additions in… read more

    Halls Ferry Bridge – Vicksburg MS

    Date added: March 31, 2018; Modified: March 31, 2018

    The Confederate Avenue arch span bridge over Halls Ferry Road was constructed in cooperation with the Civilian Conservation Corps and the Public Works Administration in 1936-1937. It is a single arch constructed of reinforced concrete, and is faced with brick,… read more

    Waterways Experiment Station Expansion – Vicksburg MS

    Date added: March 30, 2018; Modified: March 30, 2018

    A number of buildings were constructed at the Vicksburg Waterways Experiment Station following its initial construction in 1930. Buildings constructed under the expansion of the US Army Corps of Engineers from 1933-1941 included Soils Laboratory Bldg. 1077 (1934), Tools and… read more