The Cumberland River was impounded in the 1960s and a canal was constructed between Kentucky and Barkley Lakes, Land Between The Lakes (LBL) became the largest inland peninsula in the United States boasting 170,000 acres and 300 miles of undeveloped shoreline.
Reminiscent of lazy days on the lake where he grew up and not a Colts fan, Bryan felt like a wild animal shot down taken into captivity. He was not sorry leaving the big city behind to embark on better opportunities for his family in the Bluegrass state.
Surrounded by the Mississippi, Ohio, Tennessee, and Cumberland rivers with Kentucky and Barkley lakes just due east; big city lovin’ stay-at-home- mom, Jennifer was not so keen on the idea of giving up Super Target and Whole Foods for a Walmart and rural isolation. She reluctantly kissed the Circle City goodbye and traded it for the southwestern land region of Kentucky known as the Jackson Purchase.
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