Christiansted Hospital Sanitation System – Christiansted, St. Croix VI

City:
Christiansted, St. Croix, VIRGIN-ISLANDS

Site Type:
Hospitals and Clinics, Infrastructure and Utilities, Education and Health, Sanitation and Water Disposal

New Deal Agencies:
Works Progress Administration (WPA), Work Relief Programs

Started:
1937

Completed:
1938

Site Survival:
No Longer Extant

Description

The Works Progress Administration built a new cistern and carried out the repairs and extension of the water and sewer systems, at Christiansted Hospital. Today, the facilities, known as Old Hospital, are vacant and in an advanced state of disrepair.

Source notes

National Archives, RG 55, Records of the Government of the Virgin Islands, Annual Reports of the Governor and subordinate offices, 1938-39, Box 6. [Annual Report of the Public Works Department] We Preserve USVI, Old Christiansted Hospital Revisited, accessed July 11, 2017.

Site originally submitted by Brent McKee on September 5, 2017.

Location Info


Old Hospital
Christiansted, St. Croix, VI

Coordinates: 17.7394658, -64.70719680000002

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