Kuttawa, Kentucky
This photo from the US National Archives shows the main drag in Kuttawa in 1939.

Kuttawa, Kentucky

This small town located on the northern shores of Lake Barkley in Lyon County, Kentucky continues to thrive, thanks to its close proximity to Interstates 24 & 69 as well…

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Submerged Energy Lake Bridge

When I was a kid, I thought it would be neat to be an archaeologist.  I suppose that is why I find some of the remains of “past civilizations” fascinating in the Land Between The Lakes.  But the society that is evident in LBL today was from 50 years ago, not 5,000… a period which most archaeologists might enjoy.  In fact, many people remember what it used to be like in LBL before TVA took over.  But for folks like me, we don’t have the memories… but we see the evidence and hear the stories.

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St. Stephen’s Church in Land Between The Lakes
St. Stephen's Church in Land Between The Lakes

St. Stephen’s Church in Land Between The Lakes

St. Stephen’s Church in Land Between The Lakes is historically significant because it is only one of a handful of the known original remaining buildings in LBL. The church was built in 1900 by German Americans seeking a place to worship. The final service was held in 1945. For the next 18 years, the church sat vacant next to the church’s cemetery.

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Eddyville, Kentucky

Eddyville, Kentucky’s history is rather unique.  Not many towns of 2,500 residents can claim as many milestones (both bad and good) as Eddyville.

The town is presently located along US 62 & US 641 just south of Interstates 24 & 69 in Lyon County, Kentucky.  But today’s Eddyville wasn’t there 60 years ago.

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