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Near Walker in Wood County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Walker Creek Recreation Impoundment

 
 
Walker Creek Recreation Impoundment Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 10, 2021
1. Walker Creek Recreation Impoundment Marker
Inscription.  Drainage area: 2693 acres • Total storage: 1270 acre feet • Water surface area: 48 acres • Height of dam: 375 feet • Volume of fill: 185,000 cubic yards.
Built under the Little Kahawha Resource Conservation and Development Project by the Wood County Parks and Recreation Commission and the Little Kanawha Soil Conservation District with the assistance of the Soil Conservation Service of the Department of Agriculture; 1978
 
Erected 1978.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Parks & Recreational Areas.
 
Location. 39° 14.88′ N, 81° 18.433′ W. Marker is near Walker, West Virginia, in Wood County. Marker is on Rolling Rock Road 0.1 miles from Volcano Road (Local Route 5) when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Walker WV 26180, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. U.S.S. Cisco Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Early Oil Wells (approx. 0.4 miles away); Endless Cable System (approx. 0.4 miles away); Thornhill Mansion
This Marker near the USS Cisco Memorial image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 10, 2021
2. This Marker near the USS Cisco Memorial
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(approx. half a mile away); William Cooper Stiles, Jr. (approx. 0.7 miles away); Volcano, West Virginia (approx. 1½ miles away); Dunmore’s Camp (approx. 7.2 miles away); Camp Kootaga (approx. 7.6 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 5, 2021, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 33 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 5, 2021, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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