March 23, 2011
A six-ton cornerstone was laid on Sept. 20, 1906, and construction of Roosevelt Dam commenced. The monument was dedicated by its namesake on March 18, 1911.
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Dam is monument to president and people who built it
March 18, 2011 is a milestone for me, Theodore Roosevelt Dam. It was on that day 100 years ago that former President Theodore Roosevelt stood on a platform on top of my roadway and said, “if there could be any monument which would appeal to any man, surely it is this.”