A stone arch bridge located on Indian Well Road [also Birchbank Road] was a WPA project. “This bridge, as well as other stone work at the park, was a WPA project, the 1930’s version of “stimulus spending.” The Paugussett Trail…read more
Friday, February 16 – “About 100 CWA men are working on Lafayette Field. The football field will have a cinder track around it, and a baseball diamond will also be laid out. The fields will be surrounded by at least…read more
“The Paugussett Trail was a CCC project during the Great Depression and at one time stretched from Lake Zoar in Monroe all the way to Roosevelt Forest in Stratford. Some time prior to 1971, the trail south of Indian Well…read more
The historic Shelton, Connecticut post office houses a federal Treasury Section of Fine Arts-funded mural entitled “River Landscape.” The work was painted by Frede Vidar and installed in the post office lobby in 1940.