Accession Number : ADA127156


Title :   Historical Investigations of the Richard B. Russell Multiple Resource Area.


Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1760-1980,


Corporate Author : HISTORY GROUP INC ATLANTA GA


Personal Author(s) : Roth,Darlene R ; Grable,Stephen W ; Dickens,Roy S , Jr ; White,Dana F ; Burrison,John


Full Text : http://www.dtic.mil/get-tr-doc/pdf?AD=ADA127156


Report Date : Nov 1981


Pagination or Media Count : 369


Abstract : Historical Investigations of the Richard B. Russell Multiple Resource Area (MRA) serves as an overview of the MRA, which lies in the upper Savannah River Valley between the Clarks Hill Lake and the Hartwell Lake between eastern Georgia and western South Carolina. The report covers the settlement and development of the MRA from the time of earliest white settlement (ca. 1760s) to the present (1980), providing background an agriculture, demography, and transportation of the MRA as they relate to economic developments of the region. In addition, the report traces important patterns of development and specific important events and people from the period of the frontier to the decline of the area in the post World-War eras. Specific sites and also individuals are high-lighted, such as Fort Independence, the Pearle Mill and village, the local uses of granite, and the Stephen Heard family. The report includes maps, photographs and other visuals, a long bibliography, and two indexes. (Author)


Descriptors :   *NATURAL RESOURCES , *RESOURCES , TRANSPORTATION , ECONOMICS , DEMOGRAPHY , BIBLIOGRAPHIES , HISTORY , MAPS , SOUTH CAROLINA , LAKES , AGRICULTURE , GEORGIA


Subject Categories : Agricultural Economics


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE