Yellowwood State Forest Ault Lake (Crooke D Creek Lake) – Belmont IN

Description

Lake impounded by earth dam on west. Documentation (mapsand plans on file in forest office) clearly indecates the dam was planned in the 1930s, but there is none to indicate that it was eventually constructed during this period not noted in annual reports nor mentioned in Outdoor Indiana), and may have been complated latal. Plans and maps are drawn in 1938. Planned, at least, under the complice of the Resettlement of administation as part of the Blossoom Land Utilization Project. Constructed by the Works Progress Administration (WPA).

Source notes

DNR Historic Site and Structures Inventory; Maps at Yellowwood State Forest; Outdoor Indiana 1938-1940; Department of Construction Annual Reports 1937-1941

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Location Info


Yellowwood State Forest
Belmont, IN 47448

Coordinates: 39.151993, -86.347214

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