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Union Park in Orange County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Michaels Dam

(Control Structure 48)

 
 
Michaels Dam Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, April 6, 2021
1. Michaels Dam Marker
Inscription.  
One of five structures built by Orange County
Public Works for flood control in the
Little Econlockhatchee River
Completed in 1965

Orange County Government
Florida

 
Erected by Orange County Florida.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Parks & Recreational AreasWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1965.
 
Location. 28° 34.912′ N, 81° 13.913′ W. Marker is in Union Park, Florida, in Orange County. Marker can be reached from Jay Blanchard Trail, half a mile west of Rouse Road, on the right when traveling west. Marker is located along the Little Econ Greenway trail, overlooking the subject dam and the Little Econlockhatchee River. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Orlando FL 32817, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Banner Dam (approx. 2.4 miles away); Cheney Dam (approx. 3.1 miles away); Gabriella (approx. 3.4 miles away); Jamestown (approx. 3.4 miles away); Slavia
Michaels Dam Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, April 6, 2021
2. Michaels Dam Marker
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(approx. 4˝ miles away); Patriots Of The American Revolution (approx. 5.6 miles away); Combat Wounded Veterans (approx. 5.6 miles away); Fleet Reserve Association (approx. 5.6 miles away).
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Little Econlockhatchee River Flood Control
 
Also see . . .  Little Econlockhatchee River (Wikipedia). The Little Econlockhatchee River (or Little Econ River) is a major tributary of the Econlockhatchee River. It originates at an unnamed lake near Orlando, Florida in southeast Orange County, and flows some 18 miles to its mouth at Oviedo. (Submitted on April 7, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Michaels Dam image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, April 6, 2021
3. Michaels Dam
(looking northwest across the Little Econlockhatchee River from below dam)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 7, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 57 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 7, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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