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By Michael Depew,Lanette Depew

The bustling urban of Elizabethton, Tennessee, positioned at the convergence of the Watauga and Doe Rivers, is the manufactured from a protracted and wealthy historical past. for hundreds of years its fertile flooring and abundant flora and fauna sustained the Cherokee Indians, who later leased and bought an unlimited quantity of land to settlers within the mid-1700s. In 1772 those settlers shaped the Watauga organization, turning into what Teddy Roosevelt referred to as the 1st �men of yank delivery to set up a unfastened and self sustaining group at the continent.� The period of industrialization led to severalfactories and generators all alongside Elizabethton�s rivers, making a advertisement paradise that maintains to thrive today.

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