Little Thorny Creek Dam – Seneca State Forest WV

Description

“At Seneca State Forest, Little Thorny Creek was dammed to form Seneca Lake. The original dam stood 24 feet wide at the top, 16 feet high, and 162 feet long. The CCC constructed the original dam in three months using 116,000 feet of cribbed logs and 4,000 cubic yards of clay.”

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 on June 5, 2015.

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Location Info


Little Thorny Creek
Dunmore, WV

Coordinates: 38.306169, -79.943430

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