Asked in Travel & PlacesHistory of the United StatesHoover Dam
Travel & Places
History of the United States
How far from LA to Hoover Dam?
Asked in Herbert Hoover
Why was the Hoover Dam named after President Hoover?
When the dam was in its planning stages, in 1930, Herbert Hoover was President. It was then in 1930 that Secretary Ickes stated publicly that Hoover Dam was to be built, noting that naming a dam after a president was appropriate. In 1933, when Hoover was not re-elected, the name was reverted to Boulder Dam. It remained Bould Dam until 1947, when an act of Congress officially re-named the dam Hoover Dam.
Asked in Literature and Language, Hoover Dam
Diagram this sentence Boulder dam was the original name of Hoover dam?
Asked in Colorado, Hoover Dam , Colorado River
The Hoover Dam on the Colorado river was once called?