Near Fontana Village in Graham County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
height 480 feet
Built by TVA 1942-1945 as a unit of its multi-purpose system of dams.
Location. 35° 27.115′ N, 83° 48.09′ W. Marker is near Fontana Village, North Carolina, in Graham County. Marker is on State Highway 1245 1.2 miles north of Fontana Road (State Highway 28). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Robbinsville NC 28771, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Civil War in Graham County (approx. 8.9 miles away); Junaluska (approx. 8.9 miles away); An Early Mountain Community (approx. 9½ miles away in Tennessee); Civilian Conservation Corps (approx. 10.9 miles away in Tennessee); Chilhowee (approx. 13.3 miles away in Tennessee); William Bartram (approx. 13.8 miles away).
Also see . . . Fontana Lake and Dam. (Submitted on September 5, 2008, by M. L. 'Mitch' Gambrell of Taylors, South Carolina.)
1. Fontana Lake and Dam
Excerpt from http://www.westernncattractions.com/fontana.htm (see provided link).
The highest dam east of the Rockies is located just 35 miles
— Submitted September 5, 2008, by M. L. 'Mitch' Gambrell of Taylors, South Carolina.
Categories. • 20th Century • Man-Made Features •
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