Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division – Bethesda MD

Description

The Carderock Division of the NSWC us a center for research, development and testing of Navy ships and technology. Newspaper clippings in the National Archives report that in 1938-39, new construction on the site in the amount of $3,500,000 was done with a mix of “New Deal spending” and “private construction.” The funds appear to have been largely spent on the large new headquarters building which can be viewed hear:

Source notes

National Archives, Record Group 69, Records of the Work Projects Administration, “Newspaper clippings file, 1935-1942.”  “Capital’s Biggest Building Program Promises A Boon By Spring: Expenditures May Reach $200,000,000,” Washington Post, November 27, 1938.

http://www.navsea.navy.mil/nswc/carderock/pub/tours.aspx

Project originally submitted by Brent McKee on July 6, 2013.

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Location Info


9500 MacArthur Boulevard
Bethesda, MD 20817

Coordinates: 38.973381371374316, -77.19494103118285

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