Town Hall Improvements – Ashland MA

Description

The Civil Works Administration (C.W.A.) and/or Federal Emergency Relief Administration (F.E.R.A.) made repairs and other improvements to Ashland, Massachusetts’s town hall in 1934. “The interior of the Town Hall has been renovated extensively, and several changes made that have been a great improvement in the building.” The E.R.A. repaired/replaced the building’s heating plant in 1934. Concrete stairs and walks were installed at the building soon after, and the W.P.A. painted the building’s exterior in 1937.

Source notes

Annual Report of the Several Boards of Town Officers of the Town of Ashland, Massachusetts for the Year Ending December 31, 1934 (Report of the Selectmen).

Annual Report of the Several Boards of Town Officers of the Town of Ashland, Massachusetts for the Year Ending December 31, 1935 (pg. 32).

Annual Report of the Several Boards of Town Officers of the Town of Ashland, Massachusetts for the Year Ending December 31, 1937 (pg. 84).

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on December 30, 2016.

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Location Info


101 Main St.
Ashland, MA 01721

Coordinates: 42.261130, -71.466186

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