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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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WPA ProjectsPost Office - Okanogan, WA

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A legacy of the New Deal and the WPA, the Okanogan Post Office is nearly unique in the Northwest, sharing its style with only one other post office in the environs.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 7/12/2018

last visited: never

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NENE39.3 km

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WPA ProjectsPost Office - Omak, WA

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One of only two American Colonial Post Offices of the type in the Northwest, the Omak Post Office shares its style with only one other post office in the environs, that of sister city Okanogan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 7/12/2018

last visited: never

Image for Grand Coulee Dam and Hydroelectric Project - Grand Coulee, WAview gallery

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WPA ProjectsGrand Coulee Dam and Hydroelectric Project - Grand Coulee, WA

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The largest producer of hydroelectric power in the country, Grand Coulee Dam was the largest concrete structure in the world when built, containing 11,975,521 cubic yards of concrete. It remains the largest concrete structure in the country.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 5/30/2018

last visited: never

Image for Grand Coulee Bridge - Grand Coulee, WAview gallery

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WPA ProjectsGrand Coulee Bridge - Grand Coulee, WA

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Part of the Grand Coulee Dam project, which was, in turn, the beginning of the Columbia Basin project, this truss bridge was a PWA project.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 5/30/2018

last visited: never

Image for Sun Lakes-Dry Falls State Park - Coulee City, WAview gallery

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WPA ProjectsSun Lakes-Dry Falls State Park - Coulee City, WA

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In central Washington, Grand Coulee was once the site of the world's largest waterfall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 1/8/2019

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsThe Saga of Wenatchee

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A WPA mural created in 1939 by Peggy Strong. This mural, original to the building, depicts the history of postal service in the region. It belongs to the people of the USA, and is catalogued by the Smithsonian.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Blue J Wenatchee

location: Washington

date approved: 6/7/2007

last visited: never

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NENE98.5 km

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WPA ProjectsFerry County Courthouse - Republic, WA

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Erected in 1936 in the county seat of Republic, the Art Deco styled Ferry County Courthouse was a depression era project of the Public Works Administration (PWA).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 7/8/2016

last visited: never

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