The stone picnic shelter was constructed during the 1930s (after 1934 when the park was planned for development) by the Civilian Conservation Corps. The city of Roanoke hired landscape architect A. A. Farnham to develop a plan for the park, including the stone picnic shelter.
Blanton, A. S. (03/22/2011). Wasena Historic District nomination form for National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. Department of Interior. Townsend, B. (05/07/2010). Wasena Historic District. Virginia Department of Historic Resources Information Sheet. Retrieved from www.dhr.virginia.gov/pdf_files/128-6269_Wasena_HD_2010?PIF.pdf
Project originally submitted by Susan Allen on July 11, 2016.
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