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Mt. Juliet musician surpasses 100 anthem performances

The Tennessean

Date: 10/28/2014 10:49:00 AM

His Fourth of July performance was from a pontoon boat on Old Hickory Lake, and Smartt also played the anthem at a cattle auction in Carthage. Version 100 was for a group called the Old Hickory Bunch that meets at Ryan's restaurant in Madison. Smartt

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Allen Raines wins Boat at National Championship

Jackson County Floridan

Date: 10/27/2014 6:27:00 PM

The American Bass Anglers held its American Fishing Tour National Championship Oct. 22, 23, and 24 on Old Hickory Lake in Hendersonville, Tennessee. The ABA was giving away three Triton Boats in this event. The National Championship boat, AOY boat

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Robert Horn, Sr.

Date: 10/26/2014 2:16:00 AM

Robert and his family lived on Old Hickory Lake in a beautiful cabin where they enjoyed sailing, canoeing, and fishing. Upon returning to California in 1997, Robert worked in Huron at a medical clinic for migrant farm workers. There he helped

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Old Hickory Trail

Date: 10/18/2014 10:13:00 PM

This easy walk, suitable for young children, uses a combination of three mini-loops to explore the woods near Old Hickory Lake Dam. The loops traverse pine woods and go over boardwalks, culminating in a trip to a pond with a viewing platform

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Daniel, Flack Win 2015 Alabama Bass Trail Championship

Wired 2 Fish

Date: 10/14/2014 8:03:00 PM

Amongst those were the team of Craig Daniel and Jackie Flack, tournament veterans who had proved their mettle over the years all over; but especially on Lewis Smith Lake, the venue for the inaugural Alabama Bass Trail Championship. Saturday, the pair of

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• River: Cumberland River
• Surface Area: 22,500 Acres
• Shoreline: 440 Miles
• Volume: 420,000 Acre Feet
Old Hickory Lake is a reservoir in north central Tennessee. It is formed by the Old Hickory Lock and Dam, located on the Cumberland River approximately 25 miles upstream from Nashville. The city of Hendersonville is situated on the northern side of the lake, and Old Hickory, is located on the southern side of the lake. The dam and lake are named after President Andrew Jackson, who was nicknamed "Old Hickory." He also lived in the vicinity, at The Hermitage.

The lock, dam, powerhouse and lake are operated and supervised by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers'. Construction started in January 1952, and the dam was completed in June 1954.

Rock Castle, the former historic home of Daniel Smith, is located along this lake in Drakes Creek. Smith is known for his contributions in settling Hendersonville, TN. Public accommodations include eight marinas, two Corps-operated campgrounds, and 41 boat access sites, as well as the Old Hickory Lake Arboretum.
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