East Ferry Waterfront Upgrade – Jamestown RI

Description

“In 1939, … there were thirty-two men employed [by the WPA], eight of them on the East Ferry waterfront upgrade.” Work included construction of a seawall, in which are embedded “Built by Work Projects Administration; R.I. 1940” shield plaques.

Source notes

"Jamestown: A History of Narragansett Bay's Island Town," by Rosemary Enright, Sue Maden, Jamestown Historical Society

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on March 9, 2018.

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Location Info


Conanicus Ave.
Jamestown, RI

Location notes: Approx. location

Coordinates: 41.495438, -71.367284

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