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National and State Registers of Historic Places

Agra Lake and Park

Picture of property 1/4 mile north of Hwy 36 west edge of Agra
Agra (Phillips County)
Listed in National Register Jun 26, 2008

Architect: KS Emergency Relief Com; Civilian Cons Corps: WPA
Category: outdoor recreation
Thematic Nomination: New Deal-era Resources of Kansas

Agra Lake and Park was built from 1934 to 1938 by the Civilian Conservation Corps and the Works Progress Administration. The 35-acre site is nominated for its association with the New Deal-era government work programs of the 1930s. In addition to an earthen dam and spillway, the current site includes two limestone entrance markers, two limestone shelter houses, a limestone bathhouse, and two limestone privies.

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