The History & Heartbreak of Between The
Containing information on Lyon County, KY; Trigg County, KY, and Stewart County, TN.
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What is Between The Rivers?
Between the Rivers is an area of land comprised of 170,000
acres located in parts of Lyon & Trigg Counties
of Western Kentucky and Stewart County, Tennessee between the Cumberland and Tennessee Rivers.
The area, now known as Land Between the Lakes (LBL), was once home to more than 800 families which
were forcibly removed by the power of eminent domain.
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Obituaries of BTR Families
A story of TVA's removal of Families
from Between The
(Article by David Nickell)
Gov. Keen Johnson
42nd Governor of Kentucky
Ballads of The Greenwood
Between The Rivers Remembered By Lynn M. Hodges
A Collection of ballads written about life between the Rivers
A description of growing up in the area
Are you interested in the stories of people
and places from Between The Rivers?
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Between The Rivers Magazine
NOTE: I have NO Affiliation with BTR Magazine. This is provided to you
for Informational purposes only
For further information and Genealogical resource on any of the counties represented here, see these County pages
Want More Information on Between The Rivers ~Past & Present?
Visit Explore Kentucky Lake.com
Be sure to check the section entitled Explore Yesterday for information on
the formation of Kentucky Dam & Barkley Dam as well as other areas of interest.
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