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Tygart Dam and Lake

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1888

The Monongahela River flooded

Other events that happened on or around 1888

1907

Devasting flooding occurred on the Monongahela River

1912

Pittsburgh's flood commission called for a dam on the Tygart

Other events that happened on or around 1912

1930

A severe drought on the Tygart Valley River nearly shut down navigation on Monongahela

Other events that happened on or around 1930

1935

The U.S. Rivers and Harbors Act was passed

Other events that happened on or around 1935

1938

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completed the Tygart Dam

Other events that happened on or around 1938


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