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Near Vinita in Craig County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

Grand River Dam

Will Rogers Memorial Highway

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, May 1, 2012
1. Grand River Dam Marker
Inscription.  14 miles S-E, is Langley the site of the Grand River Dam Lake, covering 45,000 acres, with a shore line of 1100 miles, costing more than $20,000,000.00. The largest multiple type arch dam on earth. It was constructed as an electric and flood control project. Excellent fishing, boating, recreation and scenic facilities are open to the public.
 
Erected by Citizens of Langley, Oklahoma. (Marker Number A-12.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Man-Made Features.
 
Location. 36° 37.627′ N, 95° 5.346′ W. Marker is near Vinita, Oklahoma, in Craig County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 69 and North 4440 Road, on the right when traveling west on U.S. 69. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Vinita OK 74301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. War Memorial (approx. 4 miles away); Worcester Academy (approx. 4 miles away); U.S. 66 Will Rogers Highway (approx. 4.2 miles away); Old Military Road (approx. 7.3 miles away); Eagle (D-X) Service Station, Afton, Oklahoma
Grand River Dam Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, May 1, 2012
2. Grand River Dam Marker
(approx. 8.4 miles away); 3rd Indian Homeguards (approx. 9.7 miles away); 2nd Indian Homeguards (approx. 9.7 miles away); 14th Kansas Cavalry (approx. 9.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vinita.
 
Also see . . .
1. Pensacola Dam (also known as the Grand River Dam). Wikipedia (Submitted on May 26, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

2. Pensacola Dam (pdf file). National Register of Historic Places (Submitted on May 26, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

3. Pensacola Dam. Grand River Dam Authority (GRDA) (Submitted on May 26, 2012.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 25, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 639 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 25, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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