- New Salem, MA
- Site Type:
- Military and Public Safety
- New Deal Agencies:
- Works Progress Administration (WPA), Work Relief Programs
- Site Survival:
- No Longer Extant
The Works Progress Administration (WPA) developed the former Quabbin Reservoir Precision Bombing and Gunnery Range. The range was used prior to the filling of the reservoir.
WPA project details:
“New Salem: Range. Construct bombing and ground gunnery range”
Official Project Number: 265‐3‐14‐38
Total project cost: $265‐3‐14‐38
Sponsor: Commanding Officer, Westover Field, U.S. Army
Nationwide Context, Inventory, and Heritage Assessment of Works Progress Administration and Civilian Conservation Corps Resources on Department of Defense Installations, July 2009 (page C-76).
Site originally submitted by Evan Kalish on February 13, 2018.
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