Cape Cod Canal
The Cape Cod Canal is an artificial waterway traversing the narrow neck of land that joins Cape Cod to mainland Massachusetts. First constructed in the early 20th century, the canal was widened with WPA labor.
Details of one WPA project:
“Make improvements along the banks of the Cape Cod Canal”
Official Project Number: 765‐14‐2‐23
Total project cost: $53,068.00
Sponsor: District Engineer, U.S. Corps of Engineers, U.S. War Department
Massachusetts Historical Commission Reconnaissance Survey Town Report for Bourne
Nationwide Context, Inventory, and Heritage Assessment of Works Progress Administration and Civilian Conservation Corps Resources on Department of Defense Installations, July 2009 (page C-71).
Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on February 13, 2018.
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