Street Paving – Palestine TX

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Description

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) paved streets on the south side of Palestine, Texas in the fall of 1940. Some of the streets paved were Angelina Street, Michaeux Avenue and Highland Avenue. The WPA used an iron ore base with an asphalt top.

Source notes

Note cards on historical photographs from the National Archives and Records Administration digitized by the Historic Sites and Structures Program, Texas State Parks (Texas Parks and Wildlife Department) (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/albums/72157666472016086/with/26093516546/), accessed March 27, 2018.

Project originally submitted by Larry Moore on March 28, 2018.

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Location Info


Palestine, Texas

Location notes: Angelina St. and Micheaux Ave.

Coordinates: 31.75505, -95.62695

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