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Events planned as Marion County's Hales Bar Dam reaches 100

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Marion County's Hales Bar Dam was a snapshot of early 20th century American engineering. No matter that in 1905, the concept of hydroelectric energy was brand new. No matter that no one in the world had tried it.

Two prominent Chattanooga-area businessmen went for it, with help from one fabulously rich New Yorker.

And it almost worked.

Read more from our partners at Times Free Press.

 

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