Malaria Control Concrete Drainage – Brewton AL

Description

The Works Progress Administration built concrete and riprap, malaria control drainage ditches within the Brewton city limits. The project built approximately 110,000 liner feet of drainage throughout Escambia County. Along Burnt Corn Creek, adjacent to the Brewton city limit, the WPA built 1,500 linear feet of drainage (pictured). The approximate cost of the entire program was $47,000.00.

Source notes

National Archives Record Group 69-N

Project originally submitted by Brent McKee on November 28, 2017.

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Location Info

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Burnt Corn Creek
Brewton , AL

Coordinates: 31.103836, -87.076107

One comment on “Malaria Control Concrete Drainage – Brewton AL

  1. S. R. Scott

    One of these historic ditches is preserved in the E. O. Wilson park in Brewton.

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