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Oak Ridge, Tennessee
Oak Ridge is located in Anderson and Roane counties in East Tennessee right outside of Knoxville. It was established in 1942 as a production site for the Manhattan Project, the operation that developed the atomic bomb during World War II. It was chosen for its small population and more “hidden” location. It became known as the Secret City during that time, and today they hold a festival each year featuring the same name to celebrate that history. Oak Ridge is still home to Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Y-12 and X-10 are the only two facilities still standing that were used in wartime bomb production.
It is a lakefront community, as Melton Hill Lake borders the city. Here there are rowing competitions and opportunities for kayaking and paddle boarding. There are also several miles of walking trails along the lake that also attach to other parks like Haw Ridge. created after Melton Hill Dam in 1963, known for rowing competitions, Watts Bar Lake on the other borders.
The historic Jackson Square area is home to many local favorites. Big Ed’s Pizza opened in 1970 and was named USA Today’s 51 Greatest Pizza Parlors in the Country in 2013. The Annual Lavender Festival is a day long event full of vendors and craftsmen selling their goods, including lavender. Oak Ridge Playhouse offers near 20 productions each year. It is a small venue featuring a variety of productions for anyone and everyone.
There are also several learning opportunities available in Oak Ridge. The University of Tennessee Arboretum is a 250 acre research and education facility with over 2500 specimens and nice walking trails where you can learn about native and exotic plants. There are two museums you can visit, the Science and Energy Museum and the Children’s Museum.
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