Former Acadia School, Madawaska
The historic former Acadia School in Madawaska, Maine was constructed with the assistance of federal Public Works Administration (PWA) funds. The building “began as a high school and after several years it was an elementary school. At one time it housed 250 eighth-graders.” It presently serves as a suite of medical facilities.
The PWA provided a loan of $67,000 and a grant of $26,558 for the school’s construction; its total cost was $97,295. Construction occurred between Aug. 1934 and Apr. 1935. PWA Docket No. ME 4758.
National Archives: Record Group 135: Public Works Administration; Projects Control Division; Entry 52: Indices to Non-Federal Projects; Report No. 5: Status of All Completed Non-Federal Allotted Projects, page 6. https://archive.bangordailynews.com/2000/01/03/madawaska-local-town-history-centennial-projects-written-by-pupils-about-their-communities/ https://www.nmmc.org/acadia-family-health-center/
Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on September 3, 2016.