Town Hall (destroyed) – Georgia VT

The historic former Town Hall building in Georgia [Center], Vermont was constructed as the Baptist Church in 1800. The building was renovated and re-landscaped as part of a federal Works Progress Administration (WPA) project. The building is no longer extant.

Towne Hill Road Improvements – Montpelier VT

Montpelier’s 40th Annual Report details many roadwork projects undertaken in 1934 with Vermont Emergency Relief Administration (VERA) funds, including: “Town[e] Hill Road, short section, excavation, stone base and graveling”. In 1939 the Works Progress Administration (WPA) “resurfaced with gravel from… read more

Townshend State Park – Townshend VT

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) developed Vermont’s Townshend State Park  during the 1930s. From the Vermont State Parks Department of Forests, Parks, and Recreation: “The park was constructed during the Great Depression by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), a public… read more

Underhill State Park – Underhill VT

Underhill State Park is one of nearly two dozen state parks in Vermont that was developed by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) during the Great Depression era. “Between December 1933 and August 1940, the Underhill State Park was the base… read more

Washington St. Improvements – Barre VT

In 1934 the Civil Works Adminiistration (C.W.A.) and Emergency Relief Administration (E.R.A.) conducted the following improvement work along part of Washington St. in the City of Barre: The street was widened, graded, drained, slopes sodded and granite retaining walls built…. read more