Culpeper National Cemetery Improvements – Culpeper VA

Description

“During the 1930s, the cemetery was improved through several Depression-era federal make-work programs. In 1934, the original tool house was demolished and replaced by a new brick garage-tool-comfort station erected by the Civil Works Administration (CWA) at a cost of $8,000. Another CWA project in May 1934 included repairs to the lodge, raising and realigning 912 headstones, and constructing a concrete driveway and walk. In 1936, a Works Project Administration project accomplished the realignment and re-setting of 402 headstones. The old flagstaff was removed and replaced with a new one in 1938 and in December 1939 a brick and slate-roof oil house was constructed.”

Source notes

http://www.cem.va.gov/cems/nchp/culpeper.asp

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on April 12, 2015.

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Location Info


305 U.S. Avenue
Culpeper, VA 22701

Coordinates: 38.470, -77.991

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