History of Hiwassee Dam Union School

Original Home of Hiwassee School

Picture of original house built by TVA. Library of Congress: http://newdeal.feri.org/library/r44.htm

Grade Level: 4th Grade

Subject: Social Studies, English/Language Arts, Computer and Technology

By Mary Ashley

Hiwassee Dam Union School – Cherokee County Schools

This unit plan introduces the 4th grade students to the history of Hiwassee Dam School. The school was originally started for the children of the workers who came to the area to build the TVA Dam. The students will interview community members who attended the original school, collect pictures of the old school, new school and students of each school.

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