A History of Weiss Lake

A History of Weiss Lake

by Douglas Scott Wright
     
 

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When Alabama Power Company decided to dam the Coosa River to build a thirty-thousand-acre reservoir, locals were divided about whether to welcome the hydroelectricity and potential prosperity or resist losing their land and proud agrarian heritage. Post editor and county native Scott Wright presents captivating personal recollections and historical vignettes to… See more details below

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When Alabama Power Company decided to dam the Coosa River to build a thirty-thousand-acre reservoir, locals were divided about whether to welcome the hydroelectricity and potential prosperity or resist losing their land and proud agrarian heritage. Post editor and county native Scott Wright presents captivating personal recollections and historical vignettes to illustrate the magnitude of Weiss Lake's influence in shaping the future of the area --- and damming its past.

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ISBN-13:
2940013021921
Publisher:
The History Press, Inc.
Publication date:
09/07/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
128
File size:
9 MB

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