Kentucky Dam – Gilbertsville KY

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Kentucky Dam is a hydroelectric dam on the Tennessee River on the county line between Livingston and Marshall counties in the U.S. state of Kentucky. The dam is the lowermost of nine dams on the river owned and operated by the Tennessee Valley Authority, which built the dam in the late 1930s and early 1940s to improve navigation on the lower part of the river and reduce flooding on the lower Ohio and Mississippi rivers. It was a major project initiated during the New Deal of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s administration, to invest in infrastructure to benefit the country.”   (wikipedia)

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Gilbertsville, KY 42044

Coordinates: 37.013056, -88.269167

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