Municipal Improvements – Bartlett NH

Description

Municipal reports document numerous WPA infrastructure projects in Bartlett from 1936-39:

1936:

WPA Thorn Hill & Saco River dyke jobs
Dredging & breakwater work on Saco River Small part of wages were paid by W.P.A. funds
$528.00 spent by WPA repairing highways due to flood damage

Pine Blister Control

W. P. A. funds expended $ 1,560 40
Area covered 4090 acres.
Currant and gooseberry bushes destroyed 16,490
Number of men employed 8
Paid by Town $ 200 00
Paid by State 50 00

W. P. A. Project Dundee Road
11 men employed

1938:

PWA work on Glen Bridge at 44.110195, -71.183698

Crawford Notch Rd

Continuing Pine Blister control efforts
W. P. A. funds expended $ 522.42
Area covered 641 acres
Currant and gooseberry bushes destroyed 2,125
Number of local men employed 7
$1,066.00 spent by WPA on Hurricane and flood control

1939:

WPA work on Intervale Slope, Dundee Road, Towle Road 80 men employed
Continuing Pine Blister control efforts.
WPA Demolition of old schools.

Source notes

ANNUAL REPORT Of the Officers of the TOWN OF BARTLETT NEW HAMPSHIRE For the Fiscal Year Ending JANUARY THIRTY-FIRST 1936 - 1940

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

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Location Info


Bartlett, NH 03838

Location notes: General location marker for city of Bartlett.

Coordinates: 44.07884286674833, -71.21206056953122

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