W.P.A. Bulletin, 1937: “Another outstanding project in Winthrop is the sea wall being built from the Winthrop Yacht Club to the narrow, sea-girt road which leads to Point Shirley. Here pounding waves had undermined the old-fashioned wall. WPA has built a sloping sea wall which can better break the chop of the waves in front of Shirley street, protecting the street from erosion and the site of the first house built by Governor Winthrop. The Dean Winthrop House, built in 1639 and to which the governor’s son. Dean Winthrop, took his bride, is still standing.”
Works Progress Bulletin, Massachusetts: Dec. 15, 1937 (pg. 3) https://archive.org/details/worksprogressbul3637unit
Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on May 6, 2017.
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