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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 ProjectsMunicipal Building - Newberry, FL

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The Municipal Building is part of the City Hall complex in Newberry, Florida. It was a WPA project and is a contributing building in the Newberry Historic District.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Florida

date approved: 7/8/2011

last visited: 10/23/2018

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WPA ProjectsAustin Cary Memorial Forest - Alachua County, FL

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In 1939, the Work Progress Administration (WPA) built roads, buildings, and water draining ditches. And 100,000 board feet of pine and 80,000 cypress shingles were logged from the forest and processed at the School's sawmill.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member crackergals

location: Florida

date approved: 4/25/2009

last visited: 6/26/2019

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WPA ProjectsUnion County Courthouse - Lake Butler, FL

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The current Union County Courthouse, located in Lake Butler, Florida, was built by the Works Progress Administration in 1936 at a cost of $39,000.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Florida

date approved: 3/2/2008

last visited: 6/25/2019

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WPA ProjectsOld County Courthouse - Lake Butler, FL

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This old County Courthouse used to be located on Main Street in the city of Lake Butler, Florida, where the current county courthouse is located. Its relocation/restoration was a WPA Project. It is now used as the Lake Butler Woman's Club.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Florida

date approved: 3/2/2008

last visited: 6/25/2019

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WPA ProjectsSwift Creek Cemetery Gazebo - Lake Butler, FL

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This oval-shaped gazebo is located at the entrance to the historic Swift Creek Cemetery in Lake Butler, Florida, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Florida

date approved: 7/4/2011

last visited: 6/25/2019

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WPA ProjectsRavine Gardens State Park Amphitheatre

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A beautiful hand laid limestone amphitheater in Ravine Gardens State Park, Palatka, Florida.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member the federation

location: Florida

date approved: 11/16/2007

last visited: 3/21/2018

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WPA ProjectsGovernment House - St. Augustine, FL

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In 1937, the historic Government House in St. Augustine, Florida, was remodeled and enlarged under the auspices of the Works Progress Administration for use as a U.S. Post Office.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Florida

date approved: 3/24/2012

last visited: 5/28/2019

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WPA ProjectsSt. Augustine Civic Center - St. Augustine, FL

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The St. Augustine Civic Center is also known as the Visitor's Information Center and was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 2005.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Florida

date approved: 3/6/2010

last visited: 6/23/2018

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WPA ProjectsGreenville City Hall and Jail - Greenville, FL

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The Greenville City Hall and Jail is a small, red-bricked building that was built by the WPA in 1936.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Florida

date approved: 2/21/2010

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSan Antonio City Hall - San Antonio, FL

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The San Antonio City Hall in San Antonio, Florida, was a WPA project in 1932-1933.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Florida

date approved: 4/2/2011

last visited: 6/4/2019

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WPA ProjectsBrooks County Courthouse - Quitman, GA

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The Brooks County Courthouse was constructed from 1859-1864 and was added to the National Register of Historic Places on September 18, 1980. According to a plaque on the courthouse, it was improved by the Works Progress Administration in 1939.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Georgia

date approved: 1/13/2013

last visited: 8/5/2014

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WPA ProjectsClark-Bessant House - St. Marys, Georgia

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A 1936 W.P.A. historical marker/plaque is located on the Clark-Bessant House in St. Marys, Georgia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Georgia

date approved: 2/21/2008

last visited: 10/12/2008

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