Near Vandalia in Miami County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Miami Conservancy District
for flood control in
the Miami Valley
Height 78 ft. Length 3000 ft.
Width at base 415 ft.
of the Miami Conservancy District
Flood Prevention Purposes
Their use for power development
or for storage would be
a menace to the cities below
Erected by Miami Conservancy District.
Location. 39° 52.468′ N, 84° 9.651′ W. Marker is near Vandalia, Ohio, in Miami County. Marker is at the intersection of National Road (U.S. 40) and Bridgewater Road, on the left when traveling east on National Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tipp City OH 45371, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tadmor - Taylorsville (approx. half a mile away); The Village of Tadmor / The National Road (approx. 1.6 miles away); Phoneton (approx. 2.1 miles away); a different marker also named Phoneton (approx. 2.2 miles away); The Crossroads of America (approx. Joseph Calvin Paul Memorial Boulevard (approx. 2.7 miles away); The Old National Road (approx. 4.4 miles away); Mormon Migration, Kirkland Camp / Facts About Kirkland Camp (approx. 6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Vandalia.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
Also see . . .
1. Flood Protection Mission of the Miami Conservancy District. (Submitted on May 10, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
2. About the Miami Conservancy District. (Submitted on May 10, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
3. The Great Flood of 1913. (Submitted on May 10, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
Categories. • Disasters • Man-Made Features • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 280 times since then and 98 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.