Naval Station Improvements – Newport RI

City:
Newport, RI

Site Type:
Military and Public Safety

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

Description

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) conducted multiple improvement and development projects at what was referred to as the “Newport Naval Base” and “Newport Naval Training Station” in Newport, Rhode Island. The projects included road construction, water and sewer system development, and grounds and buildings improvements.

Source notes

Nationwide Context, Inventory, and Heritage Assessment of Works Progress Administration and Civilian Conservation Corps Resources on Department of Defense Installations, July 2009 (page C-171).

Site originally submitted by Evan Kalish on July 9, 2023.

Location Info


Naval Station Newport
Newport, RI

Coordinates: 41.516924, -71.321772

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