Atkinson Common Tower – Newburyport MA

Description

Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) co0nstructed a stately stone observation tower in Newburyport, Mass. WPA Bulletin:

In the center of Atkinson Park, Newburyport, WPA workmen have constructed a fifty-foot, field-stone, observation tower. Surrounding grounds have been landscaped with grass, trees and shrubs.

Source notes

Works Progress Bulletin, Massachusetts: Sept. 28, 1936 (pg. 2)
http://archive.org/details/worksprogressbul3637unit

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on January 15, 2017.
Additional contributions by Ken Liss - Brookline Historical Society.

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Location Info


Atkinson Common
Newburyport, MA 01950

Coordinates: 42.82479, -70.897436

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