Hurricane Reconstruction – Sandwich NH

Description

After a hurricane in 1938, the WPA helped with repairs. A municipal report detailed the costs involved:

Estimate of Hurricane Damage in survey made by State Engineers and Town Road Agents, Oct. 10, 1938—
Washouts $15,815.00
Culverts– $1,620.00
Bridges—- $9,775.00
Estimated Total Hurricane Damage $27,210.00

The share by WPA:

Project #2004,
W.P.A. Labor $3,913.39
Project #2004,
W.P.A. trucks 667.52
Total W.P.A. $4,580.91

W.P.A. Project #1404 (Widening Roads)
Total —- $428.10

Source notes

ANNUAL REPORT OF THE OFFICERS OF THE TOWN OF SANDWICH NEW HAMPSHIRE For the Fiscal Year Ending January 31, 1939

Project originally submitted by Andrew Laverdiere on May 30, 2014.

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Location Info


Sandwich, NH 03227

Location notes: General marker for the town of Sandwich.

Coordinates: 43.79087029999999, -71.4104696

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