The Middlesex Fells Reservation spans multiple towns north of Boston. The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), Civil Works Administration (CWA), and Works Progress Administration (WPA) were each active in developing the area. Massachusetts Metropolitan District Commission annual reports detail the work… read more
The W.P.A. conducted path development and improvement work in the Whip Hill portion of the Middlesex Fells Reservation, in Stoneham, Mass.
Stoneham’s historic town hall building was built with the assistance of the federal Public Works Administration (P.W.A.). The agency supplied a $75,951 grant for the town hall’s construction, whose total cost was $161,225. Construction occurred between Nov. 1938 and Oct…. read more