Near Ten Sleep in Washakie County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
Meadowlark Lake was created by the construction of a dam by Company 841 of the Civilian Conservation Corps in 1936. From April 1934, when the CCC was first organized, until 1942, the Corps completed projects that included campgrounds, roads, bridges, dams, trails, ranger stations, and fire lookouts. They also fought fires, helped control erosion, and planted trees.
Erected by Bighorn National Forest.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Environment • Man-Made Features. In addition, it is included in the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) series list.
Location. 44° 10.212′ N, 107° 12.768′ W. Marker is near Ten Sleep, Wyoming, in Washakie County. Marker is on U.S. 16 near Bull Creek Campground (Wyoming Highway 426), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ten Sleep WY 82442, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow Died in the Line of Duty (a few steps from this marker); Fire Lookouts (approx. 1.4 miles away); Tensleep Canyon (approx. 6.9 miles away); Leigh Creek Monument (approx. 6.9 miles away); Bighorn National Forest (approx. 7.6 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on June 15, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 17, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 498 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 17, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. 4, 5. submitted on June 2, 2019, by Volker Schmidt of Albstadt, Germany.