History of Whipple Dam celebrated

JACKSON TWP. — Come, enjoy a day at Whipple Dam State Park, and learn about the history of the park through two programs during Whipple Dam Heritage Day Saturday, June 15.

At 2 p.m., on the beach, learn the history of the park. Who was Whipple Dam named after? What took place here in the past. This program brings to light the fascinating history of this popular park, from the early 19th century to today. Program will include information on the upcoming lake dredging project.

Then, at 3:30 p.m., at the beach, learn about the history of the Owl’s Gap CCC Camp. The Owl’s Gap CCC camp was located a couple miles from the park, and did much work here in the 1930s. This program will highlight the camp through historic photos. Following the program, we will carpool to the campsite for a walk-around for those interested.

Then in the evening, enjoy the music on the beach with Erin Condo and her Hoofties beginning at 7 p.m.

Information about this and other park programs can be found on the park’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/greenwoodfurn or on the Calendar of Events at the State Parks website at www.visitPAparks.com.

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