Army Corps Visitor Center

While in the dam area, be sure to visit the Army Corps office for an inside look at the history of Cecil M. Harden Lake. Find out why its name was changed from Mansfield Lake in 1974. Learn who was instrumental in the community to make the renovation project happen. Find out why Parke County is considered the "Covered Bridge Capital of America". And discover the history of the sugar camps that still operate along Sugar Creek. The staff is friendly and helpful, happy to answer any questions you may have.