Tennessee has a wide variety of history, ranging from the early days of Davy Crockett to the history that Tennesseans are now making every day. But there was one period in the 20th century where one Tennessee town was laying the groundwork for some of the most impactful history the world has ever seen. The craziest part about it? At the time, the entire town was a government secret.

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