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for The State Vol. 12 Issue 37, Feb 1945
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Hugh Waddell did as much as probably any other individual in helping settle the differences between the Indians and whites in opening up the western part of North Carolina for settlement.
Fontana Dam in western North Carolina is the newest of TVA's chain of reservoirs. Gates have been closed and the 451-foot dam (fourth highest in the world) is backing up Fontana Lake with a 215 mile shoreline. Part of it will border on the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
Starting with Thomas Dockery in the 1800s, the Dockery family has been outstanding in the history of North Carolina for almost two hundred years as senators, generals, colonels, lawyers, and politicians.