- St. Thomas, VIRGIN-ISLANDS
- Site Type:
- Forestry and Agriculture
- New Deal Agencies:
- Public Works Administration (PWA), Public Works Funding
- Quality of Information:
- Site Survival:
The Agricultural Experiment Station was built with the help of PWA funds, near Dorothea. The total expenditure for the removal of the “agricultural station from Lindbergh Bay, St. Thomas, to new site at Estate Dorothea, St Thomas, including the purchase of land at Estate Dorothea and the construction of buildings for the agricultural station thereon” was $28,709.
Source notesNational Archives and Records Administration, Record Group 69-N, Neg. P-2174 Annual Report of the Department of the Interior 1940: The Secretary of the Interior Alaska, Hawaii, Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Annual Report of the Secretary of the Interior, For the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1940, By United States. Dept. of the Interior, Washington: 1940, p. 71.
Site originally submitted by Brent McKee on May 5, 2017.
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