Winchester National Cemetery Improvements – Winchester VA

“The Winchester cemetery benefited from federal programs initiated during the Great Depression. In 1930, the original tool house/comfort station was removed and a new, brick and stucco tool house/storage/comfort station building was erected by Civil Works Administration labor.* During 1934… read more

Windham Airport Development – Windham CT

The Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) conducted development / improvement projects at Windham Airport. “Improve airport” Official Project Numbers: 165‐1‐15‐159, 165‐1‐15‐83 Total project cost: $190,377.00 (per project) Sponsor: Town of Windham “Extend landing strips and runways, clear land, grade, drain and… read more

Winooski River Local Protection Project – VT

“The Winooski River Local Protection Project is located along an approximately 6.5-mile-long stretch of river that flows through Montpelier, Berlin, Moretown, and Middlesex. In conjunction with East Barre Dam, Waterbury Reservoir, and Wrightsville Reservoir, the Winooski River Local Protection Project… read more

Winter St. Development and Bridge – Framingham MA

The Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) undertook improvement work along Winter Steet in Framingham, Mass., including culvert construction and the building of a bridge over the Sudbury River [Reservoir/Aqueduct] in 1939. Living New Deal believes the bridge to be largely intact… read more