Dike – Hatfield MA

Description

The federal Civil Works Administration (C.W.A.) and Federal Emergency Relief Administration (F.E.R.A.) furnished the cost of labor for the construction of a dike in Hatfield, Massachusetts. The project was started Nov. 29, 1933 by the C.W.A. Grading, loaming, and seeding work continued under F.E.R.A. and was completed Sept. 15, 1034 Dozens of men were employed; the C.W.A. paid $9,203.55 for the labor and F.E.R.A. $1,245. The Town of Hatfield supplied only the cost of materials for the project, a small fraction of the total cost.

Source notes

Hatfield Annual Town Report, 1934
https://archive.org/details/hatfieldannua19251935hatf

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on June 7, 2016.

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Location Info


Hatfield, MA

Location notes: General location marker

Coordinates: 42.3709, -72.5931

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