Miner Park Pool (former) – Wilkes-Barre PA

Description

“WPA’s legacy is visible today in those and many other ways” in Wilkes-Barre. “Thanks to WPA labor, … [t]he Miner Park and Hollenback swimming pools were built.”

The pool is no longer extant.

Source notes

Wilkes-Barre Times Leader: "Area still benefits from jobs program created during Depression," 2011.
http://archive.timesleader.com/2011_7/2011_09_04_Area_still_benefits_from_jobs_program_created_during_Depression_-news.html

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on September 16, 2015.

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Location Info


Miner Park
Wilkes-Barre, PA

Coordinates: 41.240329, -75.912792

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