Greystone Psychiatric Park Improvements – Morris Plains NJ

“373 [CWA] men are employed on the largest project, the improvement of roads, farm buildings, sewage and water works at Greystone Park.”   (mcl.mainlib.org) “Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital (also known as Greystone Psychiatric Park, Greystone Psychiatric Hospital, or simply Greystone) refers… read more

Hackensack Meadowlands – Carlstadt NJ

The Civil Works Administration (CWA) developed what is now the Hackensack Meadowlands Conservation and Wildlife Area in Carlstadt, New Jersey. NYTimes: “The Federal Government is cooperating in the important mosquito extermination program in the Hackensack meadows where a grant of $93,000… read more

High Point State Park – Sussex County NJ

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) drastically impacted New Jersey’s High Point State Park. In 1933, when “the CCC boys first arrived at High Point Park, they found a relatively undeveloped 11,000-acre parcel of land. … By the time the CCC… read more