Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary (former) Improvements – Petros TN

City:
Petros, TN

Site Type:
Penal Facilities, Military and Public Safety

New Deal Agencies:
Civil Works Administration (CWA), Work Relief Programs

Description

The Civil Works Administration (CWA) conducted work at what was then known as Brushy Mountain Prison in Petros, Tennessee.

Source notes

"Shifting Scenes of Federal 'Alphabet' Activities Present Interesting Picture," The Nashville Banner, Feb. 5, 1934 (pg. 9): https://www.newspapers.com/image/605250024/

Site originally submitted by Evan Kalish on August 3, 2023.

Location Info


9182 TN-116
Petros, TN 37845

Coordinates: 36.1073, -84.4550

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