Colonial Parkway, Jones Mill Pond Dam, Crossing Jones Mill Pond, Yorktown, York County, VA
Crossing Jones Mill Pond, Yorktown vicinity, VA
Find maps of Yorktown, VA
Documentation compiled after 1968.
Survey number HAER VA-48-G
Building/structure dates: 1931 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1935 subsequent work
Significance: Between Yorktown and Williamsburg, the Colonial Parkway crosses Cub Creek on top of the reconstructed walls of a colonial mill dam. In 1931-1932, the largest of the Unit I drainage structures was built to manage the overflow from Jones Mill Pond to Cub Creek. An 18' arch culvert was constructed at the center of the dam with a 59' spillway to the creek side discharge. Consistent with other structures along the road, the concrete structure is clad with colonial style brickwork.
Teer, Nello L.
Bureau Of Public Roads
Boney, E. R.
Bennett, Michael G., Historian
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)
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