Wilson Park Entrance – Bedford IN

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Description

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) built the Wilson Park Entrance in Bedford IN in 1936.

According to Ron Bell writing for Times-Mail, the WPA added “new entrances at Otis, Thornton and Wilson parks […]”

Source notes

"2400 WPA Workers Hold Bedford Jobs", Indianapolis Star (newspaper). June 20, 1936, in files of the Lawrence County Historical Society library, Bedford, Indiana

Ron Bell, "Still Standing", Times-Mail (newspaper), Bedford, Indiana, originally published June 10, 2013, https://www.tmnews.com/story/news/local/2013/06/10/still-standing/117454864/, accessed 1/21/2022

Project originally submitted by Doug Logan on September 20, 2022.

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Location Info


2211 Denson Ave
Bedford, IN 47421

Coordinates: 38.855495, -86.49729

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