Manter Dam – Johnson KS

Description

Works Progress Administration (WPA) built the Manter Dam in Johnson KS.

According to Rural Kansas, “Manter Dam, on Bear Creek, was a WPA project intended to be the second or third largest recreational lake in Kansas.  Engineers’ drawings for the recreational area show a large lake with a beach area, softball and baseball diamonds, a children’s park. picnic shelters and much more.”

Source notes

Rural Kansas (http://www.getruralkansas.org/Johnson-City/124Explore/1661.shtml), accessed January 2022.

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Location Info


Manter Dam
Johnson, KS 67855

Coordinates: 37.5231, -101.8849

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