Hammonassett Beach Improvements – Madison CT

“The shoreline parks: Hammonassett Beach, Sherwood Island and Rocky Neck were all completed during this time period as WPA projects.”   (waymarking.com) “Though the park was heavily damaged by the hurricane on September 21, 1938, the park reopened the following summer… read more

Isham 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 Isham Road.

Macedonia Brook State Park – Kent CT

CCC Camp SP-1, 1191 was established in Macedonia Brook State Park in 1935. The CCC “did much site development here in the 1930s, including construction of a pavilion and a carriage road with massive retaining walls constructed without mortar.” (www.townofkentct.org)… read more