Fate of the Former Red Cross Building Discussed


History’s fate

Nashoba Publishing, Posted:   10/25/2013 08:44:10 AM EDT

During a recent meeting on Devens, the fate of the former Red Cross building was discussed.  Reportedly, the building is in poor repair.  Situated on the corner of Barnum Road, its location is prime.

Fort Devens was one of the first military installations in which a Red Cross headquarters was located in 1941.  Any chance that the building will be saved appears to be up to the Red Cross itself.  A letter stating so has likely already been sent to the organization by MassDevelopment.

Norman H. Davis, chairman of the Red Cross, said that the buildings would enable the organization to carry out its Congressional charter obligation of maintaining liaison between the military and civilian populations.

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