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Accent Tables Round Pedestal Accent Table by Stein World - Great American Home Store - End Table Memphis, TN, Southaven, MS


The Secret City

Oak Ridge, Tennessee, on April 21, 1959. When it was first founded in 1942 to supply housing for workers at the Atomic Energy Commission plant, Oak Ridge was a military reservation. Since the end of World War II, however, the AEC has removed the fence that once surrounded Oak Ridge and gradually given more voice in matters of community policy to the town council, an elected body with advisory powers only. On May 5, Oak Ridge's transformation from military control to self-government was…

The present facility, opened in 1975, continues to provide the general public with energy information.

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Drexel Heritage Furniture history - furniture made for Manhattan Project housting at Oak Ridge, TN in the 1940's

Current-day ORAU. The Castle on the Hill Oak Ridge DOE photo by Ed Wescott The Castle On The Hill – Oak Ridge. The Administration Building, Oak Ridge Tennessee 1944.

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In 1942, as part of the Manhattan Project, the U.S. government established a secret town called Oak Ridge. Flickr Blog.

Oak Ridge is a city in Anderson and Roane counties in the eastern part of the U.S. state of Tennessee, about 25 miles (40 km) west of Knoxville. Oak Ridge's population was 27,387 at the 2000 census. The portion of the city located in Anderson County is included in the Knoxville Metropolitan Area, while the portion located in Roane County is included in the Harriman, Tennessee Micropolitan Statistical Area; both of these areas are components of the Knoxville-Sevierville-La Follette, TN…