Armory (former) Improvements – Wallingford CT

W.P.A. improvements to the historic former Armory building in Wallingford, CT, included: “Repair and improve state armory building” Official Project Number: 165‐15‐2102 Total project cost: $1,828.00 Sponsor: State of Connecticut Quartermaster General’s Department “Paint and varnish interior and exterior of building”… read more

Armory (former) Improvements – Willimantic CT

W.P.A. improvements to the former Armory building in Willimantic, CT, including: “Paint and varnish interior and exterior and repair building” Official Project Number: 65‐15‐1XXX Total project cost: N/A Sponsor: Quartermaster General’s Department “Construct housing and training facilities” Official Project Number: 165‐1‐15‐146… read more

Auburn Road Storm Sewer – West Hartford CT

Multiple projects were “planned, staked out and supervised” by West Hartford’s Engineering Department in 1935-6 utilizing Federal Emergency Relief Administration (F.E.R.A.) and/or Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) labor. One such project involved storm sewer construction along Auburn Road.

Beachland Park Improvements – West Hartford CT

In 1933/4 the federal Civil Works Administration (C.W.A.) furnished the labor toward the development of Beachland Park in West Hartford—specifically the planting of trees and shrubs on the grounds. Work was continued by the Federal Emergency Relief Administration (F.E.R.A.), which… read more

CCC Camp Britton – Windsor CT

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC)’s Company #1193, Camp Britton, was based at the Agricultural Experiment Station in Windsor, Connecticut. It operated from Sept. 12, 1935 to May 26, 1937. Work included planting trees, insect eradication, forest improvements, road building, and clean-up work… read more

CCC Camp Cross – Sharon CT

The Civilian Conservation Corps (C.C.C.)’s Camp Cross housed Co. 182, S-51, and operated from June 20, 1933 to Apr. 1, 1941. It was based “in the rock-strewn valley of the Housatonic River.” According to the CCC Museum, work included the… read more