Cordell Hull Lake

TENNESSEE


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503.80 FEET
5/27/2016
Full Pool: 504.0
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One of state's largest antique car, tractor shows set for Granville Heritage Days

Wilson Post

Date: 5/18/2016 1:49:00 PM

Cars may be entered between 9 a.m. and noon at 6800 Granville Highway on the banks of the Cordell Hull Lake and Cumberland River. There is a $15 entry fee, and the first 300 cars will receive a dash plaque. This year's show will honor longtime antique car

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Antique cars, tractors to be on display at Granville Heritage Day

Lebanon Democrat

Date: 5/17/2016 6:30:00 PM

Cars may be entered between 9 a.m. and noon at 6800 Granville Highway on the banks of the Cordell Hull Lake and the Cumberland River. There is a $15 entry fee, and the first 300 cars receive a dash plaque. The 2016 show will honor longtime antique car

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Antique cars, tractors to be on display at Granville Heritage Day

Lebanon Democrat

Date: 5/17/2016 3:45:00 PM

Cars may be entered between 9 a.m. and noon at 6800 Granville Highway on the banks of the Cordell Hull Lake and the Cumberland River. There is a $15 entry fee, and the first 300 cars receive a dash plaque. The 2016 show will honor longtime antique car

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NR 16-009: Powerhouse tours planned at Cordell Hull Dam

United States Army

Date: 5/12/2016 11:26:00 AM

Guiding guests through the facilities, Corps of Engineers personnel and volunteers will provide information about Cordell Hull Lake’s unique history, project purposes, recreational opportunities, fish and wildlife benefits, as well as, an up-close look

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National Window Film Day

Lake & River Promotions

Date: 4/30/2016

National Window Film Day Shares Valuable Facts with Homeowners and Brings Window Film to Light International Window Film Association Announces April 30th in Recognition of Window Film and its Many Benefits Washington, D.C. – April 11, 2016 – The International Window Film Association (IWFA), a nonprofit

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• River: Cumberland River
• Length: 381 Miles
• Surface Area: 11,960 Acres
• Volume: 13,920 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 1,372 Square Miles
• Length: 72 Miles
Cordell Hull Lake is named after one of America's outstanding statesmen, Cordell Hull. Cordell Hull was born in a log cabin in the foothills of the Cumberland Mountains.

Hull served in the Tennessee and U.S. House of Representatives and in the U.S. Senate. He served as Secretary of State under President Franklin D. Roosevelt from 1933 to 1944 and negotiated the "Good Neighbor" policy toward Latin America. He was largely responsible for the creation of the United Nations. For his efforts towards promoting world peace and harmony, he was awarded a Nobel Peace Prize in 1945.

In recognition of his contributions to the people of the United States and the world, the Congress of the United States named this lake in honor of one of Tennessee's finest.

Cordell Hull Lake is located at the base of the Highland Rim on the Cumberland River in Smith, Jackson, and Clay counties of middle Tennessee. The dam is located at river mile 313.5, about 5 miles down stream of the Granville, Tennessee The project is one of the multipurpose projects in the Corps' of Engineers' coordinated plan for development of the water resources of the Cumberland River Basin.

Cordell Hull Lake was authorized by Congress through the River and Harbor Act of 1946. Construction of the project, designed and supervised by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, began in May, 1963 and was completed for full beneficial use in November, 1973.

The project is operated for the primary purposes of navigation, hydropower generation, and recreation. It provided an adequate river channel depth and modern lock facilities for thru river traffic from above Nashville to the head of navigation near Celina, Tennessee. The power plant produces clean, safe, and efficient hydroelectric power. The lake provides an abundance of recreational opportunities.

Cordell Hull Lake has two marina's Defeated Creek & Granville Marina & Resort.

Cordell Hull Lake is operated and managed by the Nashville District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
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