- Fitchburg, MA
- Site Type:
- Infrastructure and Utilities, Military and Public Safety, Airports
- New Deal Agencies:
- Works Progress Administration (WPA), Work Relief Programs
The Works Progress Administration (WPA), in conjunction with the War Department, developed Fitchburg Airport in Massachusetts.
WPA project details (referred to as ‘Leominster’):
- “Improve municipal airport”
Official Project Number: 165‐1‐14‐260
Total project cost: $121,270.00
Sponsor: War Department
- “Make improvements to airport”
Total project cost: $149,270.00
Sponsor: Mayor and Public Works Department
- “Improve airport”
Official Project Number: 265‐1‐14‐59
Total project cost: $509,980.00
Sponsor: Public Works Department
Nationwide Context, Inventory, and Heritage Assessment of Works Progress Administration and Civilian Conservation Corps Resources on Department of Defense Installations, July 2009 (page C-74).
Site originally submitted by Evan Kalish on February 13, 2018.
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