Davis Creek Dam – Kanawha State Forest WV

Description

In ca. 1939 at Kanawha, CCC workers built Davis Creek Dam to form the 1.5-acre Ellison Pond. Pinned to the solid rock streambed and built of concrete and cut sandstone, the impoundment dam is 100 feet in length and approximately 10 feet high.

Source notes

National Register of Historic Places Multiple Property Documentation Form:
http://www.wvculture.org/shpo/nr/pdf/cover/6451099.pdf
(page 43)

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish & Ernest Blevins on June 5, 2015.

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Location Info


Davis Creek
Charleston, WV

Coordinates: 38.279679, -81.644891

One comment on “Davis Creek Dam – Kanawha State Forest WV

  1. Ernest Everett Blevins

    Video on proposed project to remove the dam. WV DEP “Environment Matters: Stream Restoration Project Planned for Kanawha State Forest”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZvyTNkRb3yo&index=2&t=0s&list=PLLyTaD88wM7iNQtsgMwunUCRpFujzNmnF (accessed 7 February 2019)

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