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La Junta City Park

Added by yongli on 11/10/2015 - 11:04, last changed on 12/28/2017 - 13:41
La Junta City Park is a prime example of a New Deal project on Colorado’s eastern plains. As a result of work carried out between 1933 and 1941, a poorly drained park became the city’s primary outdoor recreation space, complete with stone walls, benches, and buildings; a new lake; picnic shelters;...

Willow Creek Park

Added by yongli on 08/25/2017 - 13:58, last changed on 10/24/2019 - 12:58
Willow Creek Park in southeast Lamar was built primarily by the Civil Works Administration and the Works Progress Administration from 1933 to 1938. Using local labor and materials, the New Deal agencies built a series of dams for flood mitigation and constructed several rustic stone structures for...
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