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NYA Hall - Ravenswood WV

NYA Hall – Ravenswood WV

Date added: December 11, 2021

There is a unique building within the historic district, the Ravenswood Community Center (JA-0177 and JA-177A). It was constructed by the National Youth Administration, a program under the “New Deal” program of Franklin Delano Roosevelt during the Great Depression. The “NYA… read more

Holly River State Park – Hacker Valley WV

Date added: February 15, 2021

The park encompasses over 10,000 acres in Webster County, West Virginia. The first mention of the “Laurel Fork” project was on October 18th, 1935 in the Webster Republican newspaper (Anderson, p. 31). The Works Progress Administration did most of the… read more

Babcock State Park: Pump House #1 – Clifftop WV

Date added: May 3, 2020

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) built the Pump House #1 in Babcock State Park, Clifftop WV. Babcock State Park contains 46 New Deal/CCC era resources on 4,127 acres near Clifftop, Fayette County, West Virginia. The land was purchased from the Babcock… read more

Babcock State Park: Glade Creek Dam – Clifftop WV

Date added: April 19, 2020

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) built the Glade Creek Dam in Babcock State Park in Clifftop WV. Babcock State Park contains 46 New Deal/CCC era resources on 4,127 acres near Clifftop, Fayette County, West Virginia. The land was purchased from the Babcock… read more

Babcock State Park: Car Bridge – Clifftop WV

Date added: April 12, 2020

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) built a car bridge in Babcock State Park in Clifftop WV. Babcock State Park contains 46 New Deal/CCC era resources on 4,127 acres near Clifftop, Fayette County, West Virginia. The land was purchased from the… read more

Camp Dawson: Drainage Systems – Kingwood WV

Date added: April 11, 2020

The Works Progress Administration completed upgrades to the drainage systems at Camp Dawson in Kingwood WV. Guard. Camp Dawson was established in 1909 when almost 200 acres were acquired along the Cheat River, just south of Kingwood in Preston County…. read more

Blue Bridge No. 1532 and Approaches – Blue WV

Date added: February 23, 2020

The Public Works Administration (PWA) funded the construction of the Youngs Creek Bridge No. 1541 in Nallen WV. Excerpt from Legal Advertisement, Notice to Contractors, The Charleston (WV) Gazette, March 18, 1939, p. 11.: “Public Works Administration Projects Docket 1197-F… read more

Frew Bridge No. 1538-B – Frew WV

Date added: February 23, 2020

The Public Works Administration (PWA) funded the construction of the Youngs Creek Bridge No. 1541 in Nallen WV. Excerpt from Legal Advertisement, Notice to Contractors, The Charleston (WV) Gazette, March 18, 1939, p. 11.: “Public Works Administration Project Docket 1197-F–… read more

Fink Run Bridge and Approaches – First WV

Date added: February 23, 2020

The Public Works Administration (PWA) funded the construction of the Youngs Creek Bridge No. 1541 in Nallen WV. Excerpt from Legal Advertisement, Notice to Contractors, The Charleston (WV) Gazette, March 18, 1939, p. 11.: “Public Works Administration Projects Docket 1197-F… read more

Youngs Creek Bridge No. 1541 – Nallen WV

Date added: January 18, 2020

The Public Works Administration (PWA) funded the construction of the Youngs Creek Bridge No. 1541 in Nallen WV. Excerpt from Legal Advertisement, Notice to Contractors, The Charleston (WV) Gazette, March 18, 1939, p. 11.: “Public Works Administration Projects Docket 1197-F… read more

US Route 60 Improvements – Clifftop WV

Date added: January 17, 2020

The Public Works Administration (PWA) funded improvements for Highway Road. The road is likely still part of US 60/Midland Trail, though its exact location is unknown and is believed to be running from Clifftop Road northwest for the distance as… read more