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  1. 1. Who Has Gone Camping?<br />
  2. 2. A Lake is Formed Two Ways <br />Man Made <br />Natural <br />
  3. 3. Recreational <br />Agriculture <br />Flood Control <br />Power Generation <br />WhyMake A Lake? <br />
  4. 4. The History of Lake Wallenpaupack<br />An Overview presentation by<br /> Nick DelBuono<br />
  5. 5. Geography<br />Economics <br />Environmental History <br />BE ON THE LOOKOUT……….<br />
  6. 6. First successful settlement in 1774 <br />Local Indian Tribe: LeniLenape<br />“Wahlinkpapek”<br />Wallenpaupack<br />In The Beginning…. <br />means “Streams of swift and slow water” <br />
  7. 7. Saw Mills <br />Silk Mills<br />Glass Factories <br />19th Century <br />River as power source <br />
  8. 8. 5,700 – acre area<br />1,280 feet<br />Pennsylvania Power and Light Company <br /> or<br />PP&L<br />3 ½ Miles <br />
  9. 9. Construction<br />1924<br />
  10. 10. Remove 27 roads <br />Remove 3 bridges<br />Clear the 5,700 acre lake bed of trees and brush<br />Remove the village of Wilsonville<br />Process <br />
  11. 11. Changes<br />Before<br />After<br />
  12. 12. Before<br />After<br />
  13. 13. Before<br />After<br />
  14. 14. Completed in 1926<br />Between 8 and 10 million dollars<br />2,700 men <br />8 million kilowatts<br />All Said and Done…<br />
  15. 15. Present day<br />Recreation<br />http://YouTube - Lake Wallenpaupack<br />
  16. 16. 1926 Project completed<br />1910 begin buying<br /> land<br />Indians name river<br />Area develops<br />Industries set up<br />2010 Big tourist attraction<br /> Still used for<br />Electricity <br />1924 PP&L begins<br /> construction<br />1774 1st settlement <br />
  17. 17. Conclusion….<br />Environmental Historians <br />Humans<br />+<br />Economics<br />= Human-Environment <br /> Interaction<br />
  18. 18. References <br />Barbe, Walter. Reed,Kurt. History of Wayne Country PA (1798-1998). Honesdale: Wayne County Historical Society, 1995. <br />Hawley-Lake Wallenpaupack Chamber of Commerce. Wallenpaupack. Pike/Wallenpaupack Historical Society, 2001. <br />Mathews, Alfred. History of Wayne, Pike and Monroe Counties PA. Philadelphia: R.T. Peck & Co, 1886.<br /> http://www.bearfortlodge.com/wp-content/uploads/lake_wallenpaupack.jpg<br />http://www.wallenpaupackwatershed.org/img/dam.jpg<br />http://www.industcards.com/wallenpaupak.jpg<br />http://www.poconohistory.com/images/historyGraphics/dam4.jpg<br />http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3147/2628101726_3de6676e66.jpg<br />http://www.wilsonvillecampground.com/photo.html<br />http://www.tva.gov/power/images/hydro.gif <br />Images<br />

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