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Watts Bar Lake has 722 miles of shoreline and over 39,090 acres of water surface. The lake travels 72 miles down the Ten- nessee River and is popular for boating, fishing, swimming, camping, and other outdoor activities. TVA Dams and Lakes — 865-986-3737 Fishing and Hunting Licenses — Available at most bait and sports shops and from the County Clerk at the Courthouse in Loudon. 865-458-2726. Entertainment The Historic Loudon Theatre and Event Center is a venue for musical performances and movies in addition to plays. It is also available for private functions. The outdoor courtyard is also great for weddings, music and parties. Information at www.historicloudontheatre.com. Tellico Community Playhouse is located in the heart of Tellico Village at 304 Lakeside Plaza. The Playhouse has 140 raised theatre style seats. Information on productions can be found at www.tellicocommunityplayhouse.org. Golf Courses: Public and Private Landmark Golf Club at Avalon — Semi-private 18-hole course with gently rolling terrain, sand traps and water hazards. Rarity Bay — Semi-Private 18-hole championship course on the shore of Tellico Lake with putting green and driving range. Tellico Village — Three private courses: Toqua Champion- ship Course, Tanasi Golf Course and The Links at Kahite. Tennessee National — Private 18-hole, Greg Norman de- signed signature course on the shore of Watts Bar Lake on the Tennessee River. WindRiver — East Tennessee’s first Audubon Signa- ture course open to the public for daily fee play and group events. Museums/State Park Fort Loudoun State Historic Park — Visitors Center, mu- seum, partially reconstructed fort, and stabilized ruins open to the public. The Fort hosts several Garrison Weekends when it comes to life with costumed soldiers re-enacting the every- day activities of a 1750s fort. www.fortloudoun.com or www. tnstateparks.com Greenback Heritage Museum — The museum was estab- lished to preserve items related to the heritage and history of the Greenback area. www.gbmuseum.webs.com Lenoir City Museum and Cotton Mill Site — The museum is filled with artifacts from Lenoir City’s early days. Exhibits include early businesses, the Civil War, WWI, WWII, and the Lenoir family. www.lenoircity.com/lcmuseum Sequoyah Birthplace Museum — Located on the shores of Tellico Lake, the museum contains information about the man who created the Cherokee system of writing in addition to information on the Trail of Tears and the Cherokee people who escaped this brutal march by fleeing into the mountains. www.sequoyahmuseum.org v Visit Loudon County Rachel Baker, Executive Director 1075 Highway 321 North, Lenoir City, TN 37771 Phone: 865-986-6822 Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday www.visitloudoncounty.com Loudon County Chamber of Commerce Living Guide 2020 n www.loudoncountychamber.com 11