Delano Park – Decatur AL

Description

“When the Great Depression hit in the 1930s, Franklin Delano Roosevelt used landscape and park projects to provide relief and hope for America. The second great period of park building occurred during this ten year period when the CWA and WPA work teams focused much of their attention on our “City Park” building the Rose Garden, bathhouse, wading pool, bandstand, and the stone armory, now known as Fort Decatur Recreation Center.” (decaturparks.com)

Source notes

"The WPA Guide to Alabama: The Camellia State," by the Federal Writers' Project.

http://www.decaturparks.com/account-sub.php?accountid=54&cn=226

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on May 24, 2015.

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Location Info


825 Gordon Dr SE
Decatur, AL 35601

Coordinates: 34.597, -86.975

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