Johnson's Pond Dam
The WPA built the current Johnson’s Pond Dam after the previous dam washed out. Today (three quarters of a century later) the dam provides an area for recreational boating and bass management. And, in addition to bass, anglers can fish for “black crappie, pumpkinseed sunfish, yellow perch, white perch, chain pickerel, brown bullhead catfish and common carp” (see Department of Natural Resources source below).
(1) Maryland Department of Natural Resources, at http://www.dnr.state.md.us/fisheries/recreational/fwhotjohnsonspond.html, accessed July 14, 2013. (2) WPA photograph collection at the University of Maryland College Park Archives.
Project originally submitted by Brent McKee on July 18, 2013.
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