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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 State Highway 9 Bridge - Mason, TXview gallery

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WPA ProjectsState Highway 9 Bridge - Mason, TX

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Truss bridge over the Llano River.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/26/2020

last visited: never

Image for (Former) Fire Station - Mason,TXview gallery

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WPA Projects(Former) Fire Station - Mason,TX

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Rubble masonry construction with brick trim built in 1940.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 4/20/2018

last visited: 5/23/2020

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WPA ProjectsPublic School Building - Harper TX

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A plaque on the school indicates that the Works Progress Administration (WPA) constructed the original limestone school building in Harper, Texas between 1938 and 1940.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 10/14/2018

last visited: never

Image for (Former) Fire Station - Llano, TXview gallery

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WPA Projects(Former) Fire Station - Llano, TX

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This building was a National Youth Administration project in 1941. It is currently the Llano City Hall.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 10/18/2018

last visited: never

Image for (Former) Llano County Public Library - Llano, TXview gallery

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WPA Projects(Former) Llano County Public Library - Llano, TX

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The building is currently used as the Llano County Clerk’s office.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 3/11/2018

last visited: never

Image for Roy B. Inks Bridge - Llano, TXview gallery

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WPA ProjectsRoy B. Inks Bridge - Llano, TX

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The mammoth concrete pier structures of the State Highway 71 bridge are just downstream from the dam and support four Parker through-truss steel spans high above the Llano River.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 3/11/2018

last visited: never

Image for Post Office Mural – Fredericksburg TXview gallery

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WPA ProjectsPost Office Mural – Fredericksburg TX

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“Loading Cattle” by Otis Dozier was completed with Section of Fine Arts funds in 1939. It was eventually transferred to the new post office at 1150 U.S. 87.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/11/2016

last visited: never

Image for Fredericksburg Public School Improvements – Fredericksburg TXview gallery

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WPA ProjectsFredericksburg Public School Improvements – Fredericksburg TX

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Fredericksburg received a WPA grant in 1938 to improve the campus and athletic field at the Fredericksburg Public School (now Fredericksburg Middle School).

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/20/2016

last visited: 9/12/2018

Image for Post Office (former) – Fredericksburg TXview gallery

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WPA ProjectsPost Office (former) – Fredericksburg TX

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The Fredericksburg Post Office was built with New Deal funds in 1940.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/20/2016

last visited: 12/31/2019

Image for Vereins-Kirche – Fredericksburg TXview gallery

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WPA ProjectsVereins-Kirche – Fredericksburg TX

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The new Vereins-Kirche would be used as the public library until 1955. Today it houses a small gift shop and historical museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 9/6/2015

last visited: 12/31/2019

Image for Gillespie County Courthouse – Fredericksburg, TXview gallery

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WPA ProjectsGillespie County Courthouse – Fredericksburg, TX

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Built in the Modern style, the Gillespie County Courthouse was completed in July 1939. There is a plaque just inside the front door that attributes the construction to the Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/20/2016

last visited: 12/31/2019

Image for Kuykendall Cemetery – Cherokee TXview gallery

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WPA ProjectsKuykendall Cemetery – Cherokee TX

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National Youth Administration project to improve the cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 10/18/2018

last visited: never

Image for Hwy 16 Roadside Park - Fredericksburg, TXview gallery

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WPA ProjectsHwy 16 Roadside Park - Fredericksburg, TX

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A small roadside park on the West side of Highway 16 about a mile South of Fredericksburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 3/11/2018

last visited: 2/1/2020

Image for Post Office – Brady, TXview gallery

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WPA ProjectsPost Office – Brady, TX

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The historic post office building in Brady, Texas was constructed in 1936 with federal Treasury Department funds.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 4/2/2018

last visited: never

Image for Post Office Mural – Brady, TXview gallery

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WPA ProjectsPost Office Mural – Brady, TX

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New Deal mural “Texas Immigrant” painted by Gordon Grant

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/18/2015

last visited: never

Image for Brady Creek Bridge – Brady TXview gallery

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WPA ProjectsBrady Creek Bridge – Brady TX

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The Brady Creek Bridge is a 270 foot long, 50 foot wide steel stringer bridge that carries US Highway 377 (also called N Bridge St) across Brady Creek in Brady, Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 4/17/2018

last visited: never

Image for Rochelle School - Rochelle, TXview gallery

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WPA ProjectsRochelle School - Rochelle, TX

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School and the gym next too it.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 4/19/2018

last visited: never

Image for South Llano River Bridge - Junction TXview gallery

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WPA ProjectsSouth Llano River Bridge - Junction TX

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The South Llano River Bridge is a 1424 foot steel through truss bridge with a 24-foot wide roadway that carries Texas State Highway Loop 481 over the South Llano River in Junction, Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/5/2018

last visited: never

Image for Buchanan Dam - Burnet, TXview gallery

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WPA ProjectsBuchanan Dam - Burnet, TX

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Located on the Colorado River, it is 143 ft from bed to parapet. It develops a reservoir of 23,500 acres.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/15/2019

last visited: never

Image for Post Office (former) – Kerrville TXview gallery

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WPA ProjectsPost Office (former) – Kerrville TX

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This art deco building was constructed with federal Treasury Department funds in 1935. Served as Kerrville's Post Office until 1998 when a new post office was built across the river.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/6/2017

last visited: 12/28/2017

Image for State Highway 29 Bridge at the Colorado River – Burnet TXview gallery

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WPA ProjectsState Highway 29 Bridge at the Colorado River – Burnet TX

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The construction of the Colorado River bridge was part of a larger THD undertaking to reroute SH 29 around Buchanan Dam, which was under construction beginning in 1931. The original roadway and the bridge across the Colorado at Bluffton were inundated by Lake Buchanan after completion of the dam in 1937.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/15/2019

last visited: never

Image for Inks Dam National Fish Hatchery - Burnet, TXview gallery

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WPA ProjectsInks Dam National Fish Hatchery - Burnet, TX

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Work was done bhy the National Youth Administration (NYA) 1938-1941

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/26/2020

last visited: never

Image for Menard School & Gymnasium - Menard, TXview gallery

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WPA ProjectsMenard School & Gymnasium - Menard, TX

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There has been extensive modernization to the entrances and they now have a new metal roof on this 1940 school and gym.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 4/3/2018

last visited: never

Image for Presidio De San Saba – Menard TXview gallery

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WPA ProjectsPresidio De San Saba – Menard TX

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The restored Presidio we see today is from 2011, not 1937.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 4/4/2018

last visited: never

Image for Fairland School (Former) - Marble Falls, TXview gallery

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WPA ProjectsFairland School (Former) - Marble Falls, TX

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Rubble rock construction building.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 1/29/2020

last visited: never

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