Old Hickory Lake shoreline project addresses erosion nearby slave cemetery
Herb Thomasson, master pilot of the Iroquois, watches as Dale Raines, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District chief engineer assigned to the Iroquois, applies riprap July 22, 2021 along the shoreline of Old Hickory Lake to mitigate erosion near the Rock Castle Slave Cemetery in Hendersonville, Tennessee. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District's Maintenance Support Team reshaped the embankment and laid down riprap July 19-22, 2021 where water had been undercutting the shoreline. (USACE Photo by Lee Roberts)