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Title: Reelfoot Lake near Memphis, Tennessee
Other Titles: Memphis, Tennessee The Gateway to the South and West, about 1940
Keywords: Memphis (Tenn.);Postcards);Images;Lakes
Issue Date: 1940
Series/Report no.: Rhodes College Postcard Collection
Abstract: This is a view of Reelfoot Lake which local history states that the lake was formed after the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811–1812 and that the Mississippi River flowed backward for 10-24 hours to fill it. The photo is by the State of Tennessee Department of Conservation.
Description: A 3x5 photographic postcard which is part of a folder entitled: Memphis Tennessee, The Gateway to the South and West, about 1940
Appears in Collections:Rhodes College Postcard Collection

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