Historical Investigations of the Richard B. Russell Multiple Resource Area.
Final rept. 1760-1980,
HISTORY GROUP INC ATLANTA GA
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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
- Agricultural Economics