Cape Cod Canal Widening – MA

Description

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

Source notes

http://www.waymarking.com/waymarks/WM72ZW_Cape_Cod_Canal__Massachusetts

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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Location Info


Cape Cod Canal
Bourne, MA 02532

Coordinates: 41.7681612, -70.56614109999998

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