Elizabeth Field – Fishers Island NY

Description

The Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) developed what is now Elizabeth Field on Fishers Island, as part of what was then Fort H. G. Wright. The following projects were sponsored by the Commanding Officer, Fort H. G. Wright, U.S. Army.

  • Description: Develop airport facilities
    Official Project Number: 165‐2‐15‐138
    Total project cost: $145,765.00
  • Description: Develop airport
    Official Project Number: 165‐3‐15‐151
    Total project cost: $250,423.00

Source notes

Nationwide Context, Inventory, and Heritage Assessment of Works Progress Administration and Civilian Conservation Corps Resources on Department of Defense Installations, July 2009 (page C-26).

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on December 22, 2017.

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Location Info


500 Airport Rd.
Fishers Island, NY 06390

Coordinates: 41.252, -72.032

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