Tygart River Reservoir Dam

Also known as: Tygart Dam
On the Tygart River, 2.25 mi. S of Grafton, Grafton, West Virginia


File:USACE Tygart River Lake and Dam.jpg

Tygart Lake and Dam on the Tygart River near the town of Grafton in Taylor County, West Virginia, USA. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers constructed the dam on the Tygart River for flood control on the river. View is upriver to the south.

Photo taken by Margaret Luzier, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

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National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 23, 1995
Reference number
Architectural style
Modern Movement: Art Deco
Areas of significance
Politics/Government; Maritime History; Engineering
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Public works; Water-related
Current functions
Public works; Water-related
Period of significance
Significant years
1934; 1938
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 4
Contributing structures: 2
Non-contributing buildings: 3

Update Log 

  • January 15, 2015: Photo imported by Michael Miller