Gymnasium (former) – Newark AR

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With the consolidation of the numerous one-room school houses into a central facility, the Works Progress Administration helped construct a gymnasium for the school district.

“WPA Project No. 265-1-63-83, $26,321, Total funds $47,163, Application date 12-12-41, Average Employed 48. “Construct a school gymnasium building and perform work incidental and appurtenant thereto. Publicly owned property. Sponsor: Newark School District #33.”

A new facility was constructed in 1984 and Newarks school district was consolidated into the Cord-Charlotte School District to create the Cedar Ridge School District in 2004.

Source notes

Newark Schools and Education: (http://www.newarkarkansas.com/schools.html), accessed August 1, 2018.

WPA Job Card, Fresno Public Library, San Joaquin Valley Heritage & Genealogy Center

Project originally submitted by Andrew Laverdiere on August 2, 2018.

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Location Info


360 E 4th St, 72562
Newark, ar 72562

Coordinates: 35.7004866, -91.4458726

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