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Science Hill High School (10-12 campus) (Johnson City, Tennessee)

Date: 10/31/2016 2:43:42 AM

Science Hill High School is Johnson City's only public high school. With approximately 2500 students, the whole campus houses grades eight through twelve. This portion is the second incarnation of Science Hill High School, and opened in the 1960s

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Howard Johnson Field (Johnson City, Tennessee)

Date: 10/4/2016 9:15:27 PM

Home stadium of the Johnson City Cardinals (Appalachian League). Built in 1956 and is also home to the East Tennessee State University Buccaneers and is used for Science Hill High School baseball games

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List of dams and reservoirs of the Tennessee River

Date: 9/4/2016 4:16:45 AM

The Tennessee Valley Authority operates the Tennessee River system to provide a wide range of public benefits: year-round navigation, flood damage reduction, affordable electricity, improved water quality and water supply, recreation, and economic growth

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Fort Patrick Henry Reservoir, Tennessee, USA

Date: 8/19/2016 10:51:22 PM

Fort Patrick Henry Reservoir is an impoundment of the South Fork Holston River near Kingsport, TN. Extending ten miles upstream from Fort Patrick Henry Dam to Boone Dam, the reservoir has become a popular fishing destination. Owned and operated by the

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Great Warpath

Date: 8/17/2016 2:11:55 PM

While archaeology shows that the Great Valley of Virginia was inhabited before the arrival of the Europeans, by the 18th century most of the region was abandoned. Only smaller villages and settlements of different tribes occupied the valley, which was used

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• Length: 37 Miles
• Surface Area: 872 Acres
• Length: 10 Miles
Fort Patrick Henry is a small, 872-acre, TVA-managed reservoir located in Sullivan County near Kingsport on the South Fork Holston River in east Tennessee. It extends 10 miles upstream from the dam to Boone Dam; and 8 miles (13 km) above the South Fork Holston River's confluence with the North Fork Holston River (which forms the Holston River proper).

This lake is a run-of-river reservoir, meaning that water is passed through the reservoir without being stored long-term. TVA typically maintains the water level between 1,258 and 1,263 feet of elevation. All of the water that passes through the Watauga, South Holston, and Boone Reservoirs also flows through this small narrow reservoir. Therefore, water moves relatively swiftly through Fort Patrick Henry when compared to other TVA reservoirs and the average hydraulic retention time is only five days.

The city center of Kingsport is just northwest of the dam, and the unincorporated community of Colonial Heights is also nearby. Warriors' Path State Park occupies part of Fort Patrick Henry Lake's shoreline. Fort Patrick Henry Dam is 44 miles (71 km) upstream from the retention dam at John Sevier Fossil Plant and about 98 miles (158 km) upstream from Cherokee Dam, both of which are on the Holston River proper.

Fort Patrick Henry is named after the colonial fort, also known as Long Island Station, that was established nearby at the site of present-day Kingsport, Tennessee. The dam was built primarily for hydropower but it is also used to regulate the flow of water downstream to ensure a reliable supply of water for local industry and for cooling water at TVA’s John Sevier Fossil Plant.

Fort Patrick Henry Reservoir is a popular site for fishing, particularly rainbow trout, bluegill, bass, and crappie. Warrior’s Path State Park is located on the reservoir.
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