“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Jamestown in Stutsman County, North Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)

Jamestown Dam

Jamestown Dam Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, May 3, 2015
1. Jamestown Dam Marker
Jamestown Dam
Missouri River Basin project
Built by and for the people of the United States
for the conservation, control, and use of water resources.
Height of Dam 110 Feet
Length of Crest 1418 Feet
Reservoir Capacity 230,000 Acre Feet
United States
Department of the Interior
Bureau of Reclamation

Location. 46° 55.928′ N, 98° 42.748′ W. Marker is near Jamestown, North Dakota, in Stutsman County. Marker is on 4th Ave. NW 0.1 miles from Jamestown Dam Rd., on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. The marker is located at a circular dirt pulloff just to the west of the dam. Marker is in this post office area: Jamestown ND 58401, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Model 1861 8" Siege Howitzer (approx. 1.4 miles away); Fort Seward (approx. 1.4 miles away); Fort William H. Seward (approx. 1.4 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Seward (approx. 1˝ miles away); Alton Klaus (approx. 1.9 miles away); Where the Two Rivers Meet (approx. 2 miles away); World's Largest Buffalo (approx. 3 miles away); White Cloud (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jamestown.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 13, 2015, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 248 times since then and 2 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on November 13, 2015, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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