Forestry Work – Haverhill NH

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Description

In 1940, the Works Progress Administration provided funds to support forestry work in Haverhill, NH. Their work contributed to control of White Pine Blister Rust and provided employment for 25 local workers.

“WHITE PINE BLISTER RUST CONTROL
W. P. A. WORK
W. P. A. funds expended $2,609.11
Area covered 993 acres
Currant & gooseberry bushes destroyed 33,652
Number of local men employed 25”

Source notes

Annual Reports Of The Town Officers Of The Town Of
HAVERHILL, N. H.

Project originally submitted by Andrew Laverdiere on October 29, 2014.

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Location Info


Haverhill, NH 03765

Coordinates: 44.0354524, -72.05498949999998

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