The History of Dale Hollow Lake

ABOUT Darren Shell

Darren Shell
  Darren Shell started writing in the spring of 2005. His first effort was a simple story about Dale Hollow Lake for his daughter, who was then ten years old. “It was crude and simple, but heart-felt and tender,” Shell says. “It was a ghost tale about the making of Dale Hollow Lake More...



Authors Darren Shell and Sheryl Shell tell of the demise of several small towns to facilitate the birth of the reservoir. They recount the history of the area through black and white and color photos, local folklore and newspaper articles. Readers are also treated to samples of Darren s Dale Hollow-based stories and shown the natural beauty of the area today.