American Legion Hall (Eads, Colorado)

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American Legion Hall
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The hall in 2013.
American Legion Hall (Eads, Colorado) is located in Colorado
American Legion Hall (Eads, Colorado)
American Legion Hall (Eads, Colorado) is located in the US
American Legion Hall (Eads, Colorado)
Nearest city Eads, Colorado
Coordinates 38°29′6″N 102°47′17″W / 38.48500°N 102.78806°W / 38.48500; -102.78806Coordinates: 38°29′6″N 102°47′17″W / 38.48500°N 102.78806°W / 38.48500; -102.78806
Area less than one acre
Built 1938
Architect WPA
MPS New Deal Resources on Colorado's Eastern Plains MPS
NRHP Reference # 07001248[1]
Added to NRHP December 11, 2007

The American Legion Hall near Eads, Colorado was built during 1937-38 under the Works Progress Administration. It is a one-story 95 by 35 feet (29 m × 11 m) building that was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2007. Also known as Kiowa County Fairgrounds Community Building, it served as a meeting hall and was NRHP-listed for its architecture.[1] According to its NRHP nomination, it is a "rare surviving example of a simple, vernacular building constructed by the WPA".[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Abbey Christman (February 23, 2007). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: American Legion Hall / Kiowa County Fairgrounds Community Building; 5KW.87" (PDF). National Park Service.  and accompanying 13 photos