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3/4/2015
Full Pool: 504.0
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Dinner theatre perfect Valentine gift

Macon County Times

Date: 1/4/2015 5:32:00 AM

How about a play and a dinner in historic Granville, Tennessee? Just a stone’s throw from the banks of the Cumberland River (now Cordell Hull Lake) stands the T. B. Sutton General Store in Granville, Tennessee. Built in the 1800’s, this country store

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Dinner theatre perfect Valentine gift

Macon County Times

Date: 1/4/2015 3:27:00 AM

How about a play and a dinner in historic Granville, Tennessee? Just a stone’s throw from the banks of the Cumberland River (now Cordell Hull Lake) stands the T. B. Sutton General Store in Granville, Tennessee. Built in the 1800’s, this country store

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Youth deer management hunt success for sponsors, youth

United States Army

Date: 12/19/2014 9:26:00 AM

If interested in next year’s hunt, please look for a news release and applications to be available near Oct. 1, 2015, or for more information, please contact the Cordell Hull Lake Resource Managers office at 71 Corps Lane, Carthage, TN 37030 or call

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Toy Boys

Wilson Post

Date: 12/12/2014 9:06:00 AM

He practically wore the car out, and before the rising waters of Cordell Hull Lake claimed his parents' home and land in 1967, the pedal car was abandoned in the basement of the house. "The Corps came in with the bulldozer and leveled the property

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Alabama Bass Trail and BoatUS Team Up for Towing

News 8 KFMB

Date: 12/3/2014 1:01:00 AM

The 13 bass fishing lakes consist of Lake Guntersville, Wheeler Lake, Pickwick Lake, Lewis Smith Lake, Neely Henry Lake, Lay Lake, Logan Martin Lake, Lake Jordan, Alabama River, Lake Eufaula, and the Mobile-Tensaw River Delta, Weiss Lake and Lake Martin

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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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