Norris Dam – Andersonville TN

Description

The Norris Dam and reservoir were constructed by the Tennessee Valley Authority in 1933-1936. It was the TVA’s first major project.  It was built in a “modernist style, which was controversial and advanced for the era of construction.” In addition to the TVA work on the site, “The Civilian Conservation Corps built recreational facilities and aided in the removal of various structures.[3] The town of Norris, Tennessee was initially built as a planned community to house the workers involved in the construction of this dam.”   (wikipedia)

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Location Info


Norris Fwy
Andersonville, TN 37705

Coordinates: 36.224409, -84.092392

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