Hammer Park – Branford CT

Description

The federal Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) funded labor toward the development of Hammer Park in Branford, CT. The town’s Annual Report, 1937 said: “The W. P. A. has assisted in laying out, grading, seeding and planting shrubs and trees on that portion of the Field at the corner of Prospect Street and Church Street so what was a dumping ground that was an eye sore … has now become a place of beauty …”

Source notes

Annual Report of the Town of Branford, 1937

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on June 7, 2016.

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Location Info


Hammer Field
Branford, CT 06405

Coordinates: 41.2775, -72.8113

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