The WPA (Works Project Administration)

The WPA (Works Project Administration) (HM28Q3)

Location: Boise, ID 83702 Ada County
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Country: United States of America
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N 43° 36.588', W 116° 12.433'

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1935-1943

—Did You Know? —

Created in May 1935 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, the WPA was the largest of his New Deal relief programs...
The WPA created jobs and provided income to many Idahoans during the Great Depression. The program funded thousands of pubic works projects such as highways, bridges, schools and municipal buildings, as well as numerous public art projects. Boise retains many buildings constructed through this program. The Boise Art Museum and the Ada County Courthouse are two exquisite examples.
When it was shut down by Congress in 1943, the WPA was the largest employer in the nation, second only to the U.S. Army.
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HM NumberHM28Q3
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Year Placed2007
Placed ByBoise Arts Commission
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Date Added Sunday, June 24th, 2018 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11T E 563975 N 4828840
Decimal Degrees43.60980000, -116.20721667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 36.588', W 116° 12.433'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 36' 35.28" N, 116° 12' 25.98" W
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Area Code(s)208
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 734 S Capitol Blvd, Boise ID 83702, US
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