- Abilene, TX
- Site Type:
- Parks and Recreation, Infrastructure and Utilities, Lakes and Ponds, Water Supply
New Deal funds aided in the construction a dam north of Abilene on Elm Creek, resulting in the creation of Lake Fort Phantom Hill. The lake continues to be “the city’s main water source.”
Sources do not indicate exactly which New Deal program(s) provided the funding and/or labor for this project.
Source noteshttps://www.reporternews.com/news/2009/jun/21/wpa-projects-helped-during-hard-times/ https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rof07
Site originally submitted by Evan Kalish on January 7, 2014.
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