Thursday, October 05, 2006

roane county's wheat community sacrifice

The Wheat Community was the largest of the five local Tennessee communities (Wheat, Robertsville, Elza, Scarboro, and New Hope) displaced in 1942 and early 1943 to make way for the huge Oak Ridge Manhattan Project complex.

the above information appears in a brief article about roane county, tennessee's sacrifice to the world war II oak ridge project was recently published in the
oak ridger [online] | here |.

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