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Decatur High School and Gymnasium/Auditorium - Decatur, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX
N 33° 13.914 W 097° 34.978
14S E 632031 N 3677891
Quick Description: Three plaques verify that these buildings were erected by the WPA 1938-1940.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 8/25/2019 2:51:09 PM
Waymark Code: WM116MJ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters
Views: 1

Long Description:
Living New Deal

"The Works Progress Administration (WPA) built the Decatur High School and Gymnasium/Auditorium between 1938 and 1940.

Three WPA plaques were found on this complex of buildings. One plaque found on entrance near the flag pole where it now says Decatur ISD Administration. One plaque found near tower entrance on the north side of the building. One plaque on the separate gymnasium/auditorium."

Project type: Other

Date built or created: 1940

Location: Decatur, TX High School and Gymnasium/Auditorium

City: Decatur

Condition: Good upkeep with a little wear and tear

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