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Fairborn in Greene County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Huffman Dam

 

 
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, August 26, 2016
1. Huffman Dam Marker
Inscription. Huffman one of five dams built by the Miami Conservancy District for flood control in the Miami Valley completed 1922 height 73 ft. length 3300 ft. width at base 380
 
Erected 1922 by The Miami Conservancy District.
 
Location. 39° 47.797′ N, 84° 5.398′ W. Marker is in Fairborn, Ohio, in Greene County. Marker is on Huffman Dam Road (Ohio Route 444), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is difficult to access; in the Huffman Reservoir area of the Five Rivers Metro Park, closest driveway is marked “Authorized Vehicles only”, possibly under control of the Wright- Patterson Air Force base. Marker is at the south end of the dam. Vehicle traffic is not allowed across the dam, anymore. Marker is in this post office area: Fairborn OH 45324, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. In Case of Floods ... (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cow Pasture to Flight School (about 600 feet away); Biplanes to Rocket Science (about 600 feet away); Final Honors (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wright Field
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, August 26, 2016
2. Huffman Dam Marker
Plaque attached to marker
(approx. 0.8 miles away); Mormon Migration, Kirkland Camp / Facts About Kirkland Camp (approx. 0.9 miles away); Huffman Prairie Flying Field (approx. 1.5 miles away); 94th Bomb Group (approx. 1.6 miles away).
 
Additional keywords. Flood of 1913 Miami Conservancy District
 
Categories. Bridges & ViaductsDisastersWaterways & Vessels
 
Huffman Dam Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, August 26, 2016
3. Huffman Dam Marker
Marker can be seen at a distance, ST RT 444 in the background
Huffman Dam Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, August 26, 2016
4. Huffman Dam Marker
The dam, up stream side, Mad River
Huffman Dam Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, August 26, 2016
5. Huffman Dam Marker
Access to site is only by hiking/biking trail, although it can be seen from St Rt 444
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 260 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on August 27, 2016.
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