Moore Army Airfield (former) Development – Ayer MA

Description

The Work Projects Administration (W.P.A.) undertook construction and development work at what was then Moore Army Airfield, a part of Fort Devens development.

  • “Clear small brush and prepare for construction of a landing field”
    Official Project Number: 165‐14‐4057
    Sponsor: Commanding Officer, Fort Devens, U.S. Army
  • “Improve air field”
    Official Project Number: 165‐3‐14‐528
    Total project cost: $624,000.00
    Sponsor: Commanding Officer, Fort Devens, U.S. Army
  • “Improve airport”
    Official Project Number: 165‐3‐14‐628
    Total project cost: $514,000.00
    Sponsor: War Department
  • “Develop landing field”
    Official Project Number: 565‐14‐1‐32
    Total project cost: $80,989.00
    Sponsor: Commanding Officer, Fort Devens, U.S. Army

Source notes

Nationwide Context, Inventory, and Heritage Assessment of Works Progress Administration and Civilian Conservation Corps Resources on Department of Defense Installations, July 2009 (page C-72).

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on February 6, 2018.

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Location Info


Fitchburg Rd.
Ayer, MA

Coordinates: 42.5749, -71.6058

One comment on “Moore Army Airfield (former) Development – Ayer MA

  1. Michael St.Hilaire

    I was stationed there with the 39th engineer bn. I work on Hurts at the airfield back in 77_79. Am I authorized to visit fort devens and Moore army airfield hangers. I have retired from military in 95 and would live to visit my old home

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