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Near Vandalia in Miami County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Taylorsville

 
 
Taylorsville Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 5, 2010
1. Taylorsville Marker
Inscription.

One of five dams built by the
Miami Conservancy District
for flood control in
the Miami Valley

Completed 1922
Height 78 ft. Length 3000 ft.
Width at base 415 ft.

The Dams
of the Miami Conservancy District
are for
Flood Prevention Purposes
Their use for power development
or for storage would be
a menace to the cities below


 
Erected by Miami Conservancy District.
 
Location. 39° 52.468′ N, 84° 9.651′ W. Marker is near Vandalia, Ohio, in Miami County. Marker is at the intersection of National Road (U.S. 40) and Bridgewater Road, on the left when traveling east on National Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tipp City OH 45371, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tadmor - Taylorsville (approx. half a mile away); The Village of Tadmor / The National Road (approx. 1.6 miles away); Phoneton (approx. 2.1 miles away); a different marker also named Phoneton (approx. 2.2 miles away); The Crossroads of America (approx.
Taylorsville Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 5, 2010
2. Taylorsville Marker
2.4 miles away); Joseph Calvin Paul Memorial Boulevard (approx. 2.7 miles away); The Old National Road (approx. 4.4 miles away); Charity Adams Earley (approx. 5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vandalia.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .
1. Flood Protection Mission of the Miami Conservancy District. (Submitted on May 10, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. About the Miami Conservancy District. (Submitted on May 10, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. The Great Flood of 1913. (Submitted on May 10, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. DisastersMan-Made FeaturesWaterways & Vessels
 
Taylorsville Dam and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 5, 2010
3. Taylorsville Dam and Marker
Taylorsville Dam image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 5, 2010
4. Taylorsville Dam
Taylorsville Dam on the Great Miami River image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 5, 2010
5. Taylorsville Dam on the Great Miami River
US Hwy 40 crossing dam, looking west
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 10, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 337 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 10, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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