Firehouse (former) – South Deerfield MA

Description

Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) labor constructed a fire station in South Deerfield, Mass. The facility was dedicated March 31, 1937. WPA Bulletin:

South Deerfield— A parade featured by an antiquated pumping outfit and horse-drawn steamer followed by modern motor equipment, was a main event at the recent dedication of the brick fire station recently completed by WPA. The new station serves Deerfield as well as this town.

Since 1990, the historic site has housed Schoen Books, specializing in Judaica in all languages.

Source notes

National Archives and Records Administration, Records of the Work Projects Administration, Information Service, Primary File, 1936-42, Box 6, Folder 213-A.

Works Progress Bulletin, Massachusetts: Apr. 16, 1937 (pg. 4).
http://archive.org/details/worksprogressbul3637unit

Project originally submitted by Brent McKee - wpatoday.org and Evan Kalish on July 27, 2015.

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Location Info


7 Sugarloaf St.
South Deerfield, MA 01373

Coordinates: 42.476724, -72.606731

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