Honoring Foster Joseph Sayers Dam's 50th Year in Operation

Event Information and Materials

Speakers included Col. John Litz, Baltimore District commander; Congressman Glenn Thompson; Brian Thacker, Congressional Medal of Honor Society; Centre County Commissioners; and Foster Joseph Sayers Jr. 

Music was performed by members of the Bald Eagle Area Pep Band.

Presentation and posting of the colors was courtesy of Boy Scout Troop 45 out of Milesburg. 

Participating agencies: Raystown Lake rangers and volunteers; Soldiers from the 442nd Quartermaster Company out of Bellefonte, Pa.; Bald Eagle State Park. 

View Informational Posters from the event:

F.J. Sayers 50th Anniversary Order of Events

Sayers Dam Proposal and History 

Sayers Dam Construction, Facts and the Year 1969

Name Change from Blanchard to Sayers Dam, Dedication Ceremony, Sayers Medal of Honor

Foster Joseph Sayers and the Dedication Ceremony

Sayers Dam and Hurricane Agnes

Sayers Dam Manages Flood Risk

View the Special Event Handout:

F.J. Sayers Dam 50th Anniversary Infographic