Washington Monument Grounds Reconstruction – Washington DC

Washington Monument and Grounds - Washington DC

The Washington Monument grounds – the core area of the National Mall – was substantially altered and improved, including a major reconfiguration of the streets. The work was paid for by the Public Works Administration (PWA) from a fund of… read more

Washington Park Zoo – Michigan City IN

The Washington Park Zoo is thought to be the only zoo completely designed and landscaped by the WPA (Works Progress Administration) and its predecessor agencies (FERA – Federal Emergency Relief Administration, and CWA – Civil Works Administration.) It spans across… read more

Watkins Glen State Park – Watkins Glen NY

“From 1935 until 1941, young men at the Civilian Conservation Corps Camp SP44 in Watkins Glen State Park built park buildings, trails, stonework, bridges, and many other projects.” The buildings of the CCC camp now serve as the Hidden Valley… read more

Wendell State Forest – Wendell MA

According to the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, “Some of the park development and most of the road systems are attributed to Civilian Conservation Corps activities in the 1930s.”