Second in size only to the massive hydroelectric works at Niagara Falls, New York when it was opened in 1928, the Conowingo Dam was celebrated worldwide as a miraculous engineering feat. Now, the dam’s unique story and place in Maryland history will be told by Maryland Public Television in a one-hour documentary that recalls the drama and controversy that has swirled around the structure since its opening in 1928.From the drowning of an historic Maryland village and rich valley farmland, to stories focusing on town life downriver, the Conowingo Dam’s story is rich in history and irony–a tale that has waited nearly 90 years to be told.
Refreshments will be served at 7:00 pm and we will start the premiere promptly at 7:15 pm. You will receive an email confirmation with details on parking upon completion of registering.
RSVP below to join us April 15 as we preview Conowingo Dam: Power on the Susquehanna.