Eads in Kiowa County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Unity Lodge No. 142, A.F. & A.M.
Works Progress Administration
the cooperation of
Federal, State and
by Works Progress
Dedicated to the
of human lives
A record of
Erected by Works Progress Administration.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects marker series.
Location. 38° 28.811′ N, 102° 46.969′ W. Marker is in Eads, Colorado, in Kiowa County. Marker is on West 13th Street east of Slater Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is mounted at eye-level, directly on the subject building, just right of the 13th Street entrance. Marker is in this post office area: Eads CO 81036, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Eads Roadside Park Exhibit (approx. ¼ mile away); High Plains Country (approx. ¼ mile away); Kiowa County Veterans Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away).
Also see . . .
1. Unity Lodge No. 142, A.F. & A.M.
During the year 1911 a group of Masons from various lodges and states in the Union, who were farmers, businessmen, ranchers and homesteaders in Kiowa County, gathered at Eads and decided to form a Masonic lodge. The first (Submitted on June 4, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
2. Works Progress Administration.
Works Progress Administration (WPA), also called (1939–43) Work Projects Administration, was a work program for the unemployed that was created in 1935 under U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal. During its eight-year existence, the WPA put some 8.5 million people to work (over 11 million were unemployed in 1934) at a cost to the federal government of approximately $11 billion. The agency’s construction projects produced more than 650,000 miles (1,046,000 km) of roads; 125,000 public buildings; 75,000 bridges; 8,000 parks; and 800 airports. (Submitted on June 4, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Categories. • Charity & Public Work • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Notable Buildings •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 7, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 4, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 4, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.