Fort Preble (former) Improvements – South Portland ME

Description

The Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) conducted improvement work at the former Fort McKinley on Great Diamond Island in Portland, Maine. Project information:

“Rehabilitation of buildings including plumbing, heating, and electrical”
Official Project Number: 13‐2‐11‐109
Total project cost: $40,000.00
Sponsor: War Department ‐Q.M.C.

“Fts. Williams, McKinley, & Preble: Improve roads”
Official Project Number: 165‐2‐11‐8
Total project cost: $189,576.00
Sponsor: Commanding Officer, Fort Williams, U.S. Army

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-85).

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on February 7, 2018.

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Location Info


Bunker Lane
South Portland, ME

Coordinates: 43.649117, -70.225981

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