Fort Rodman (former) Improvements – New Bedford MA

Description

The W.P.A. conducted numerous improvements at the former Fort Rodman in New Bedford, Mass.

Project details:

  • “Recondition buildings, grounds, and facilities”
    Official Project Number: 165‐14‐2‐11
    Total project cost: $80,540.00
    Sponsor: Commanding Officer, Fort Adams, U.S. Army
  • “Improve grounds and recreational areas”
    Official Project Number: 265‐2‐14‐179
    Total project cost: $38,458.00
    Sponsor: Commanding Officer, Fort Rodman, U.S. Army
  • “Improve buildings”
    Official Project Number: 765‐14‐2‐41
    Total project cost: $76,327.00
    Sponsor: War Department
  • “Construct rifle range”
    Official Project Number: 765‐14‐3‐7
    Total project cost: $2,404.00
    Sponsor: War Department

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-74).

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

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Location Info


Fort Rodman
New Bedford, MA

Coordinates: 41.59302, -70.90150

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