Camp Grant (former) Improvements – Fort Sheridan IL

Description

Illinois’s old Camp Grant was improved as part of Federal Project F-88 by the federal Civil Works Administration (CWA) ca. 1933-4. The work involved “the rehabilitation of the target range, repairs to the road leading to the target range and general repairs, painting and plumbing, to the buildings on the 3200-acre military reservation known as Camp Grant, near Rockford. This project carried a quota of 66 workmen.”

Source notes

"Report of the Federal Civil Works Administration for Illinois," Mar. 31, 1934.
http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015074882567;view=1up;seq=82
(page 79-80)

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on January 22, 2015.

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Location Info


Rockford, IL

Coordinates: 42.209058, -89.081057

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