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Reelfoot River & Reelfoot Lake in the State of Tennessee & the Commonwealth of Kentucky

Reelfoot River & Reelfoot Lake Historical Consultant
Reelfoot River & Reelfoot Lake Historial Consultant
F. Al Hamilton - Consultant
Reelfoot Lake Consulting Services
Contact Info:
Historical Photos and Maps - Examples

Black Bayou - Site of the Reelfoot Dam/Spillway
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Photo of the HILL & Talley Spillway/Dam - built in 1931

F. Al Hamilton - Historical Consultant on Reelfoot River and Reelfoot Lake a present day man made lake in Tennessee and Kentucky
 
*Expert Witness in State and Federal Courts on the Colony of North Carolina Land-Grants of July 10th 1788 at Reelfoot River in State of Tennessee including information of private lake bed lands in the Commonweatlh of Kentucky 
 
* Advisor to the State of Tennessee General Assembly from 1982 to 1987 on private ownership of lake-bed and  private riparian property at Reelfoot River and Reelfoot Lake in the State of Tennessee, including the location of the 1913 Ordinary Low Water Mark defined in historical deeds with metes and bounds locations also detail information on ownership of private lakebed property in the Town of Samburg, located at Reelfoot River 
 
* 30 years of Reelfoot River hisorical research data and documents collected including historical surveys maps and historial photos plus Tennessee State Libirary and Achives public files have been collected and reviewed and on file
 
* Copied and reviewed - Historical Tennessee Court records at the Tennessee Supreme Court, Tennessee Court of Appeals, Lake and Obion Counties Circuit Court and Chancery Court records - Obion & Lake County records, all local newspapers articles have been reviewed and on file regarding the proposed Reelfoot Lake Land Addition Projects of 1915 & 1927 by the State of Tennessee - Reelfoot Lake Commission's and the builting of the 1917 Reelfoot Lake Levee/Road Project of the State of Tennessee at Reelfoot River
 
* Data & Historical Information of the August 28th 1941 Lease and management agreement between the State of Tennesse and the United States Fish and Wildlife Service
 
Contact information is below:

F. Al Hamilton - Consultant
Reelfoot River & Reelfoot Lake Historical Consultant
PO Box 203
Samburg, Tennessee 38254

Phone: (731) 446-8234
Email: ReelfootRiver@aol.com

ReelfootRiverHistorian@yahoo.com

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1921 Reelfoot Dam/Spillway

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Early Map of Tennessee Area

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Fishing on Reelfoot Lake in 1910

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Site of the 1913 Ordinary Low Water Mark

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Tour Boat on Reelfoot Lake

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Fishing on Reelfoot Lake around 1960

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1929 L.O. Brayton Report on Spillway Area - Map

1920 Reelfoot Lake Dam/Spillway - first built
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Built under State of Tennessee's - Reelfoot Lake Levee/Road Project of 1917

Reelfoot River & Reelfoot Lake Historical Consultant - PO Box 203 - Samburg, TN. - Phone 731-446-8234 or email: ReelfootRiver@aol.com