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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 ProjectsPutnam Stadium - Ashland, KY

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Putnam Stadium is a horseshoe shaped stadium that is home to the Ashland Tomcats (now Paul Blazer High School but still the Ashland Tomcats). The WPA project was built in 1937 and a new entrance gate was added in 1996.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BluegrassCache

location: Kentucky

date approved: 8/4/2007

last visited: 3/12/2008

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WPA ProjectsGunstock Mountain Resort

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Gunstock Mountain Resort was created by the CCC and WPA in 1935 opening during the winter or 1937

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member marketing

location: New Hampshire

date approved: 7/27/2007

last visited: 9/14/2013

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WPA ProjectsDinosaur Park - Rapid City, South Dakota

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This park, built with the help of the WPA, was one of the earliest dinosaur parks in the United States. The free park features 5 large concrete dinosaurs shaped as dinosaurs were thought to look like in the 1930's.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/13/2007

last visited: 9/12/2012

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WPA ProjectsFair Haven Beach State Park

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The Fair Haven Beach State Park was build in the mid to late 1930's by WPA workers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PTCRAZY

location: New York

date approved: 7/9/2007

last visited: 7/9/2007

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WPA ProjectsThe Cahaba Project (Slagheap Village) - Trussville, AL

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The Cahaba Project, also known as "Slagheap Village," is a WPA housing project built on "slagheap" land vacated by the old Trussville Iron Furnace.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Scooter Bill

location: Alabama

date approved: 7/1/2007

last visited: 1/19/2012

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WPA ProjectsArrow Rock State Historic Site Open Shelter - Arrow Rock, Missouri

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Picnic shelter constructed during the Great Depression at the Arrow Rock State Historic Site.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/27/2007

last visited: 7/14/2012

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WPA ProjectsArrow Rock State Historic Site Stone Bridge - Arrow Rock, Missouri

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Historic stone arch bridge built during the Great Depression by the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/27/2007

last visited: 4/21/2013

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WPA ProjectsThe Smoke Signal

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A poured cement sculpture created in 1935 for Pioneer Park in Lincoln, Nebraska.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member NevaP

location: Nebraska

date approved: 6/20/2007

last visited: 9/13/2014

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WPA ProjectsSan Jacinto Monument - La Porte, TX

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A monument build by the WPA in 1939.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ggmorton

location: Texas

date approved: 6/18/2007

last visited: 6/21/2014

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WPA ProjectsCivic Stadium

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Part of a joint project of the WPA and local government agencies. The Civic Stadium was built in 1938.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam

location: Oregon

date approved: 6/12/2007

last visited: 7/9/2008

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WPA ProjectsStone Stairs-Pittsburgh, PA

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Set of stone step in Schenley Park, Pittsburgh, PA

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Princess Lisa

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/10/2007

last visited: 5/31/2013

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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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WPA ProjectsStone Foot Bridge - Steinhart Park - Nebraska City, Nebraska

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Stone footbridge built by the WPA in Steinhart Park, Nebraska City, Nebraska.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/28/2007

last visited: 6/8/2014

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WPA ProjectsHiawatha National Guard Armory - Hiawatha, Kansas

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Historic national guard armory located in Hiawatha, Kansas completed with the assistance of the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Kansas

date approved: 5/28/2007

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFT GIBSON HISTORIC SITE WPA

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Fort Gibson Historic Site,Ft. Gibson Oklahoma

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member GEO*Trailblazer 1

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/21/2007

last visited: 7/8/2007

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WPA ProjectsDeming Post Office WPA

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Deming Post Office WPA Project in Deming, New Mexico.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member GEO*Trailblazer 1

location: New Mexico

date approved: 5/21/2007

last visited: 3/7/2014

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WPA ProjectsLincoln Park Post Office, Lincoln Park, MI

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The historic Lincoln Park Post Office is located on Southfield Rd. in Lincoln Park, MI.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WrightStuff

location: Michigan

date approved: 5/20/2007

last visited: 6/10/2013

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WPA ProjectsHowe Memorial Gates-University of Oregon

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These gates at The University of Oregon are a World War I Memorial That was partially funded by the W.P.A..

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam

location: Oregon

date approved: 5/7/2007

last visited: 8/10/2014

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WPA ProjectsBuffalo Memorial Auditorium - Buffalo, NY

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Buffalo Memorial Auditorium was an indoor arena in downtown Buffalo, NY.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 5/6/2007

last visited: 4/18/2009

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WPA ProjectsStone House - Portland, Oregon

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The Stone House is located in Portland’s Forest Park, one of the largest urban forested parks in the United States. It was built during the Depression by the Works Progress Administration (WPA) as a restroom alongside then Balch Creek Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rose Red

location: Oregon

date approved: 5/5/2007

last visited: 12/30/2013

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WPA ProjectsEagle Point Park - a WPA Project, Clinton, IA

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Eagle Point Park was built by the WPA. "The Castle" has become the historic favorite object.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 8Nuts MotherGoose

location: Iowa

date approved: 5/4/2007

last visited: 6/14/2003

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WPA ProjectsTimberline Lodge - Mt. Hood, Oregon

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Timberline Lodge in an exquisite example of WPA work, built in 1936 entirely by hand. It is located on Mt. Hood and includes the Timberline Ski area where you can ski well into the summer months.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Washington

date approved: 5/4/2007

last visited: 8/24/2013

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