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WPA Projects
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On May 6, 1935, Franklin Delano Roosevelt created the Works Progress Administration (WPA) to employ the millions of Americans left unemployed by economic depression. This category is to waymark the projects created by the people employed by the WPA agency.
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Image for History of Springfield Murals - Springfield, MAview gallery

NWNW3.1 km

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WPA ProjectsHistory of Springfield Murals - Springfield, MA

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The Springfield's history murals are installed in the Old Post Office in Springfield.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/19/2011

last visited: never

Image for WPA Mural - Post Office, East Hartford, CTview gallery

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WPA ProjectsWPA Mural - Post Office, East Hartford, CT

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"The Stop of Hooker's Band in East Hartford before Crossing the River" Alton S. Tobey, 1940

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CraigInCT

location: Connecticut

date approved: 7/22/2008

last visited: 10/12/2009

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NWNW40.7 km

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WPA ProjectsAbbott-Leikam Memorial Mausoleum - Chester, MA

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The Abbott-Leikam Memorial Mausoleum is located at the base of the Cemetery Road that leads to the Chester Pine Hill Cemetery in Chester, Massachusetts, USA. It was built by the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/10/2010

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSlatersville School – North Smithfield RI

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A two story Colonial Revival schoolhouse built in 1936

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/28/2016

last visited: never

Image for South Main St Sidewalk -  Woonsocket RIview gallery

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WPA ProjectsSouth Main St Sidewalk - Woonsocket RI

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Located at the intersection of S Main St and Smithfield Rd

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 5/8/2016

last visited: never

Image for World War I Memorial Honor Roll - Milford MAview gallery

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WPA ProjectsWorld War I Memorial Honor Roll - Milford MA

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Erected and dedicated to the 632 men who served in WWI from Milford. Commissioned under the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 2/15/2016

last visited: never

Image for Shelter and Terrace at Rocky Neck State Park - East Lyme, CTview gallery

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WPA ProjectsShelter and Terrace at Rocky Neck State Park - East Lyme, CT

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The cobblestone shelter and terrace at Rocky Neck State Park were WPA projects.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 7/11/2011

last visited: never

Image for Roger Williams Park Sidewalks - Providence, RIview gallery

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WPA ProjectsRoger Williams Park Sidewalks - Providence, RI

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Roger Williams Park had sidewalks laid throughout the city park - this marker testifies to the work done here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 9/27/2018

last visited: never

Image for Town Hall - Beekman, NYview gallery

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WPA ProjectsTown Hall - Beekman, NY

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Beekman Town Hall located off of Rt. 55.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Smokey

location: New York

date approved: 1/19/2008

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsUS Post Office--Wappingers Falls, NY

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US Post Office--Wappingers Falls located on South Avenue (Rt. 9D).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Smokey

location: New York

date approved: 2/3/2008

last visited: 3/15/2014

Image for Cliff Walk Sidewalk - Newport, RIview gallery

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WPA ProjectsCliff Walk Sidewalk - Newport, RI

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WPA medallions were found along the Cliff Walk near the Forty Steps view and along the sidewalk between the Cliff Walk and Easton Beach.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 12/15/2017

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsUS Post Office - Beacon, NY

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US Post Office in Beacon located on Main Street

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Smokey

location: New York

date approved: 2/18/2008

last visited: never

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