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Aug 7, 2014 - Norris Dam State Park

After Memphis we travelled to Norris Dam State Park, which is just north of Knoxville, TN in the Tennessee Hills. It is near Oakridge, TN but we only drove through there because we had so much more to see. The dam was the 1st one built for the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) which controls the flow of the Tennessee River system and power production for the region. There is a lot of TVA and CCC history to explore. We went to visit the small town of Norris that was built for the families of the workers who built the dam. It was a cute...

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