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Ramsay continues restoring park


July 16, 2019

Tom LaVenture/Daily Globe

BESSEMER TOWNSHIP Supervisor Jeffery Randall shows where a natural swimming hole will be dug this summer Bessemer Township Memorial Park. Water will be diverted from the Black River to run through the 26-foot by 7-foot pool and back into the river.


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RAMSAY - Bessemer Township Memorial Park was once a swimming destination before floods washed the dam away in the 1990s, and township leaders are adding a more natural water attraction this summer.

The wading and swimming hole is part of an ongoing $400,000 park restoration that has brought new playground equipment, renovated tennis courts and added a basketball-pickleball court with lighting, said Bessemer Township Supervisor Jeffery Randall.

The pool will be an offshoot from the Black River, with a shallow end that slopes to around 4-foot at...

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