NCPI Workmark
Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.

The Hiwassee Dam

Record #:
The Tennessee Valley Authority was responsible for constructing both the Hiwassee Dam and the town that would house construction workers. Hiwassee town was constructed on 250 foot elevation overlooking the dam site and was created to house and sustain thousands of workers that would be constructing the Hiwassee Dam on Hiwassee River in the late spring of 1938. The town included dormitories, permanent and temporary housing, cafeteria, a community building which will included school, church, post office, police and fire departments, library, auditorium, and pharmacy.
The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 5 Issue 31, Jan 1938, p6-7, il