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    Senior Citizens Center (Old Town Hall) – Scipio UT

    Date added: November 23, 2016

    “Built in 1935, the Scipio Town Hall is one of over 480 public works buildings constructed in Utah under various New Deal programs during the Depression years of the 1930’s and 40’s. … The Scipio Town Hall was intended for… read more

    Hurricane Valley Museum – Hurricane UT

    Date added: November 23, 2016

    What was the Hurricane Library/City Hall “was constructed in 1938-1940 as a Work Progress Administration (WPA) project. The WPA was one of several New Deal programs designed to stimulate economic recovery during the Great Depression while providing needed public services… read more

    Wayne County Courthouse – Loa UT

    Date added: November 22, 2016; Modified: November 22, 2016

    The historic Wayne County Courthouse in Loa, Utah was constructed as a New Deal project with Works Progress Administration (WPA) labor. The building is still in service. Prior to its construction, “county officials originally met in private homes and rented… read more

    El Monte Clubhouse – Ogden UT

    Date added: November 22, 2016

    The historic El Monte Clubhouse in Ogden, Utah was constructed as part of a New Deal project by Civil Works Administration (CWA) and Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA). These agencies preced the Works Progress Administration (WPA), to which the building… read more

    Joaquin Elementary School (demolished) – Provo UT

    Date added: November 21, 2016

    The historic former Joaquin Elementary School in Provo, Utah was a New Deal project constructed with federal Public Works Administration (PWA) funds during the late years of the Great Depression. The building has since been demolished.

    Water and Sewer Systems – Moab UT

    Date added: November 19, 2014; Modified: September 22, 2016

    A substantial waterworks and sewer system construction project was undertaken in Moab, Utah during the Great Depression with the assistance of federal Public Works Administration (PWA) funds. The PWA provided a $32,000 loan and $13,118 outright grant to the community… read more

    Capitol Reef National Park – Torrey UT

    Date added: June 16, 2013; Modified: September 15, 2016

    Preservation of Capital Reef began with the declaration of Capitol Reef National Monument on August 2, 1937, via Proclamation 2246 signed by President Franklin Roosevelt.  The original area set aside was only 37,711 acres. Administration of the new monument was placed… read more

    Ogden Municipal Building – Ogden UT

    Date added: June 29, 2014; Modified: September 15, 2016

    The PWA provided funding for the construction of the Ogden Municipal Building in 1939-1940.  The brick and terra cotta building was designed by the same team, Hodgson & McClenahen, as Ogden High School.  The building is still in use and has… read more

    Post Office Mural – Beaver UT

    Date added: December 28, 2014; Modified: September 15, 2016

    The historic post office in Beaver, Utah houses a fine example of New Deal artwork: “Life on the Plains,” an oil-on-canvas mural by John W. Beauchamp. The work was commissioned by the Treasury Section of Fine Arts.

    Salt Lake City Cemetery – Salt Lake City UT

    Date added: November 6, 2014; Modified: August 4, 2016

    The Works Progress Administration built the wall around the Salt Lake City Cemetery. Construction in the area was authorized in 1938 and the project was completed in 1941. Two plaques at the cemetery entrance mark the work of the WPA…. read more

    Cemetery Improvements – Brigham City UT

    Date added: July 30, 2016

    The Brigham City Cemetery grounds were improved by the WPA. “Major Cemetery improvements started after World War I when the existing roads were mapped out sprinkler systems installed, grave markers lined up and landscaping improved. Much of this work was… read more

    Zion National Park East Entrance Sign

    Zion National Park – Washington County UT

    Date added: July 20, 2012; Modified: July 28, 2016

    “The historical buildings and structures of Zion National Park represent a variety of buildings, interpretive structures, signs and infrastructure associated with the National Park Service’s operations in Zion National Park, Utah. Structures vary in size and scale from the Zion… read more

    Filtration Plant (former) – Green River UT

    Date added: November 19, 2014; Modified: January 20, 2015

    Green River, Utah’s old water treatment plant underwent development during the Great Depression with the assistance of a federal Public Works Administration (PWA) grant. Construction occurred between December 1938 and July 1939. The exact location and status of the structure… read more

    Water System Development – Blanding UT

    Date added: November 19, 2014

    A substantial waterworks-improvement construction project was undertaken in Blanding, Utah during the Great Depression with the assistance of federal Public Works Administration (PWA) funds. The PWA provided a $25,000 loan and $20,454 outright grant to the community for the project,… read more