In 1936, the Work projects Administration [W.P.A.] hired college students, etc. to do a historic

site survey of Delaware County. The group used books, interviews etc. to gather information and

interviews to create the list. Some lists are long others are short. It was done by township only,

not by boroughs. Boroughs were included in the township they once belonged in. Darby Boro for

example would be under Darby Township. For some unknown reason no addresses were included

even when they were available. All addresses were by feet and streets etc. First, I would like to thank

Barbara Brenner who was nice enough to type the survey in word so it could be edited. I

have updated the list by first including addresses and if the site is still standing, and photos of

the site today. I have also titled searched many sites to correct mistakes the W.P.A. made. It has

been a long project. I'm indebted to Haverford Historian, Rich Kerr. Rich was kind enough to redo

the Tinicum and Bethel W.P.A. Historic Site Surveys, correct mistakes and make them

professional looking. What he can do in 5 minutes would take me 5 days!! Thanks Rich!

Tinicum Twp. W.P.A. 1936 Survey

Bethel Twp. W.P.A. 1936 Survey

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