Green River Swimming Area Facilities – Greenfield MA

Description

Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) workers developed recreation improvements at Greenfield’s Green River Swimming and Recreation Area and Murphy Park, during the 1930s. WPA Bulletin:

Children of Greenfield have benefited by the WPA construction of a new bath house and other improvements at the Greenfield Swimming Pool. Tennis courts and a soft ball diamond were built in the adjoining public park property.

Source notes

Works Progress Bulletin, Massachusetts: Aug. 21, 1936 (pg. 2)
http://archive.org/details/worksprogressbul3637unit

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on January 13, 2017.

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Location Info


Green River Swimming and Recreation Area
Greenfield, MA

Coordinates: 42.607921, -72.618942

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