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Lake City, TN - Norris Dam located along highway 441 is well known for being the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) first hydroelectric project. The Dam is located on the Clinch River in Anderson and Campbell County TN and is a great stop for your Norris Lake vacation.

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The establishment of the Tennessee Valley Authority in 1933 was designed to integrate the use of all natural resources in a river basin. The TVA project created jobs and contributed to the ongoing economic development of the regions in which they were built. The work undertaken by the agency during the Great Depression greatly assisted the economic/social rehabilitation of an entire region. The TVA continues to be a significant component of the nation's water planning/management…

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This Day in History marks America’s first treaty with Japan and the creation of an important New Deal agency. Continue reading →

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