Danvers Agricultural School (former) Athletic Field – Danvers MA


Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) workers constructed an athletic field at the former Danvers Agricultural School in Danvers, Massachusetts. From a W.P.A. Bulletin:

Students, townspeople, and particularly young children will be benefited on completion of a six acre WPA Athletic Field at the Danvers Agricultural Institution. One third of this area will be a fully equipped playground for children.

Source notes

Works Progress Bulletin, Massachusetts: Aug. 8, 1936 (pg. 2)

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on January 10, 2017.

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Location Info

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562 Maple St.
Danvers, MA 01923

Coordinates: 42.590233, -70.977964

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