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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 ProjectsGolden Colorado Original Post Office Building

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Golden's Original Post Office Building, a WPA Project in 1940, is located at 619 12th Street in downtown Golden, Colorado.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Colorado

date approved: 2/7/2013

last visited: 3/20/2014

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WPA ProjectsCamp George West - Golden, Colorado

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Founded in 1903 as the Colorado National Guard’s permanent rifle range and training facility.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Big B Bob

location: Colorado

date approved: 1/22/2010

last visited: 3/18/2014

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WPA ProjectsAlameda Extension - Lakewood, CO

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WPA Marker commerates the road built to get to Red Rocks Amphitheatre

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 1/15/2011

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsRocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep - Denver, CO

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Limestone Rams commissioned in 1936 under the WPA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 3/7/2010

last visited: 5/12/2013

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WPA ProjectsColorado State Capitol Annex Building and Boiler Plant - Denver, CO

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These two Art Deco state buildings benefited from the 1930s W.P.A. program.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 3/19/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsArgo Park - Denver, CO

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This WPA marker is located in Argo Park near the intersection of Pennsylvania Street and E. 47th Avenue in Denver, Colorado.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Colorado

date approved: 5/8/2011

last visited: 3/26/2013

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WPA ProjectsCongress Park - Denver, CO

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This WPA marker sits in Congress Park in Denver to honor the work completed by the WPA that included construction of the playing fields, tree planting and terraces.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 5/23/2011

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsUSPS - Littleton, CO

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Though it took many years, this US Post Office was built in 1939 by WPA Funds

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 5/15/2011

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCramner Park Plaza - Denver, CO

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Built by the WPA, this sundial and deck has been vandalized, restored, is again in poor shape and restoration may again be executed. In Feb. 2013, it was placed on Colorado's Most Endangered Places list.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 2/9/2013

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFitzsimons Army Hospital and WWI Medical Staff Memorial - Aurora, CO

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The WPA upgraded infrastructure as well as building this WWI memorial dedicated to the Medical Staff who lost their lives during the hostilities.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/4/2014

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsIndustrial Science Building at Colorado State University - Fort Collins, CO

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This building was an WPA project on the campus of Colorado State University (formerly Colorado Agricultural College)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 7/2/2011

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCarnegie Public Library - Fort Collins, CO

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This stunning Carnegie Library was built using nearby red sandstone in 1903. In 1940, the WPA added the auditorium and additional space.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 7/7/2012

last visited: 11/5/2012

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WPA ProjectsWPA at Monument Valley Park, Colorado Springs

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This marker honors the work done to build flood control barriers alongside the creek in the downtown area.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ronjean

location: Colorado

date approved: 5/9/2011

last visited: never

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