Deer Creek Dam – Leland MS

Description

“A c. 1940 poured concrete dam with metal gates and fixtures. Built with federal funds during the Depression era to help control drainage, flooding on Deer Creek” (Embree, 2004, p. 12).

Source notes

Embree, J. (2004). Leland Historic District. Nomination form for the National Register of Historic Places. Retrieved from http://www.apps.mdah.ms.gov/Public/district.aspx?view=facts&id=184.

Mississippi Department of History & Archives. Historic Records Inventory Database. Retrieved from http://www.apps.mdah.ms.gov/Public/prop.aspx?id=42127&view=facts&y=959.

Project originally submitted by Susan Allen on February 21, 2014.

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Location Info


Deer Creek
Leland, MS 38756

Location notes: The dam is located between Weston Avenue on South Deer Creek East and Oak Street on North Deer Creek East.

Coordinates: 33.400886, -90.892023

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