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Near Hayward in Sawyer County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Moose Lake Dam

 
 
The Moose Lake Dam Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Fitzie Heimdahl
1. The Moose Lake Dam Marker
Inscription.  The original dam, called the Goodrich Dam, was built by Jim Goodrich in 1878. It was used to raise the level of the Moose River to float logs during the spring log drives. Another dam, called the West Fork Dam, was built by John and Billy England in 1883, about 100 yards from the first dam. The current concrete dam, known as the Moose Lake Dam, was constructed by the Chippewa and Flambeau Improvement Company in the winter of 1924-25. The dam was rebuilt and increased from two gates to three gates in 2015.
 
Erected 2017 by Wisconsin Historical Society. (Marker Number 567.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Wisconsin Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 46° 2.005′ N, 91° 4.566′ W. Marker is near Hayward, Wisconsin, in Sawyer County. Marker is on North Louies Landing Road, 0.2 miles south of West Pine Point Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker
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is at or near this postal address: 11095 N Louies Landing Rd, Hayward WI 54843, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Chippewa Flowage (approx. 8.8 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 27, 2020, by Fitzie Heimdahl of Eau Claire, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 565 times since then and 68 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on March 27, 2020, by Fitzie Heimdahl of Eau Claire, Wisconsin. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.
 
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