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Norris in Anderson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Norris Dam

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, March 4, 2017
1. Norris Dam Marker
Inscription.  Named for George W. Norris
United States Senator from Nebraska in recognition of his public services.

Built for the people of The United States of America by the Tennessee Valley Authority under direction of the Congress and the President.
1933-1936
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Man-Made FeaturesWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1933.
 
Location. 36° 13.5′ N, 84° 5.3′ W. Marker is in Norris, Tennessee, in Anderson County. Marker can be reached from Norris Freeway (Tennessee Route 441), on the left when traveling north. Marker is located at the Norris Dam Parking Area. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Norris TN 37828, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Tennessee Valley Authority (within shouting distance of this marker); The TVA System of Multi-Purpose Dams (approx. 0.3 miles away); Civil War in Anderson County (approx. 1.2 miles away); Ghosts of Convict Miners (approx. 4.4 miles away); Fort Anderson (approx. 4.4 miles away); Why Miners Fought

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By Tom Bosse, March 4, 2017
2. Norris Dam Marker
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(approx. 4.4 miles away); Coal Creek War (approx. 4.4 miles away); Convict Lease System (approx. 4.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Norris.
 
Also see . . .  Norris. (Submitted on March 8, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
Norris Dam image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, March 4, 2017
3. Norris Dam
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By Tom Bosse, March 4, 2017
4. Norris Dam
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By Tom Bosse, March 4, 2017
5. Norris Dam
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By Tom Bosse, March 4, 2017
6. Norris Dam Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 8, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 397 times since then and 26 times this year. Last updated on April 14, 2017, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on March 8, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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