Arkport Dam and Reservoir – Arkport NY

City:
Arkport, NY

Site Type:
Infrastructure and Utilities, Dams

New Deal Agencies:
Federal & Military Operations, Army Corps of Engineers

Started:
1938

Completed:
1939

Quality of Information:
Very Good

Marked:
Unknown

Description

Built 1938-39 under the Flood Control Act of 1936, following catastrophic local floods in 1935, and still in use. Federal cost was $1,910,000. C.C.C. built a camp nearby for the construction workers,

Source notes

Arkport Bicentennial 200th Anniversary: Then and Now, pp. 36, 37.

Arkport Dam NY (https://www.nab.usace.army.mil/portals/63/docs/FactSheets/FY15_Factsheets/NY-ArkportDam-OM.pdf), accessed October 2021.

Site originally submitted by Steuben County Historical Society Director on October 17, 2021.

Location Info


Arkport Dam Road
Arkport, NY 14807
Steuben County

Coordinates: 42.39402, -77.722471

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