Earl L. Vandermeulen High School Improvements – Port Jefferson NY

City:
Port Jefferson, NY

Site Type:
Schools, Education and Health

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

Started:
1935

Completed:
1936

Description

What is now-Earl L. Vandermeulen High School was improved by the Works Progress Administration (WPA) between 1935 and 1936. According to the Suffolk County News, these improvements included “concrete walks, pavement, and drains on grounds of Port Jefferson High School and athletic field.”

Source notes

"$1,220,669 Federal WPA Funds Have Been Spent Here"; Suffolk County News [Sayville, NY], Sept. 4, 1936, page 12.

Site originally submitted by Evan Kalish on January 18, 2014.

Location Info


350 Old Post Rd.
Port Jefferson, NY 11777

Coordinates: 40.94000, -73.07053

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