Castine Swimming Pool (demolished) – Castine ME

There is a three page history of the pool in the Castine Historical Society newsletter by Lynn Parsons (winter 2011) detailing the role of the New Deal in bringing about this fine example of public recreation. According to a Selectman’s… read more

Citywide Infrastructure Improvements – Oakland ME

New Deal federal works programs completed widespread infrastructure improvement projects throughout Oakland, Maine. Michael J. Denis’s report “Some Tidbits of Oakland History” details the following: “Clyde G Blake, the new road commissioner, noted in 1934 that most roads were widened,… read more