Construction of Roosevelt Lake Dam, Shawnee State Park, Scioto County, Ohio (1934)


This file appears in: Mackletree Road Bridge & the CCC Stone Memorial
Construction of Roosevelt Lake Dam, Shawnee State Park, Scioto County, Ohio (1934)

In 1934, a segregated, all-black Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) unit of enrollees, known as Company 1545, dammed the waters of Mackletree Run and Turkey Creek, creating Roosevelt Lake, the centerpiece of a new state park in southern Ohio’s Scioto County.


This file appears in: Mackletree Road Bridge & the CCC Stone Memorial