National Register of Historic Places in Michigan - Newaygo County

Newaygo County

Name on the Register Image Date listed Location City or town Summary
Croton Dam Mound Group 02009-06-23June 23, 2009 Address Restricted
Croton
Croton Hydroelectric Plant 01979-08-16August 16, 1979 Croton Dam Road
Croton Croton Dam was built in 1907 under the direction of William D. Fargo by the Grand Rapids - Muskegon Power Company, a predecessor of Consumers Energy. The 40-foot-high (12 m) dam impounds 7.2 billion U.S. gallons (6 billion imp. gal/27 billion L) of water in its 1,209-acre (489 ha) reservoir and is capable of producing 8,850 kilowatts at peak outflow. The Croton Dam is one of the earliest examples of the use of hydraulic sluicing in construction east of the Mississippi River. The complex also includes the adjoining powerhouse.
Hardy Hydroelectric Plant 01997-12-01December 1, 1997 6928 East 36th Street
Newaygo At the time of its completion in 1931, the Hardy Dam was the largest earthen dam in North America east of the Mississippi, and is still the third largest earthen dam in the world and the largest east of the Mississippi River.
Toft Lake Village Site 01972-06-20June 20, 1972 Address Restricted
Croton

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