Lake Texoma – Bryan County OK

City:
Lake Texoma, OK

Site Type:
Water Supply, Infrastructure and Utilities

New Deal Agencies:
Work Relief Programs, Works Progress Administration (WPA)

Description

“In Oklahoma 326 conservation and flood control dams and hundreds of ponds were built with WPA dollars. Several dams in Oklahoma were built for the primary purpose of conserving water that could be used for multiple purposes. Lake Texoma and Grand Lake both became realities before the end of WPA.”

–Leaning on a Legacy

Source notes

Marjorie Barton, _Leaning on a Legacy: The WPA in Oklahoma_, Oklahoma Heritage Association, 2008. Pg. 19.

Location Info


Lake Texoma
OK

Coordinates: 33.894, -96.674

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