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Herman Talmadge, Walter F. George, Richard B. Russell, William B. Hartsfield

On March 11950 a group of men met in Buford, Georgia and seven of them each turned a spade-full of dirt over in what was a symbolic start to a project that was proposed shortly after construction began on Allatoona Dam in 1941-- what would eventually be known as Lake Lanier (timeline of Lake Lanier). The meeting of these men was the culmination of effort by a large number of people from local communities, the city of Atlanta, the state of Georgia and the federal government. 
There was a good deal of disagreement over almost every aspect of the dam. Its uses (should it be designated to provide power, water or recreation?), its location (originally proposed to inundate Roswell), even its name (Lanier would be chosen after the start of construction). Many starting dates are given, from 1950 (dam construction begins) to 1959 (first time Lake Lanier reaches its "full" level of 1071 feet above sea level), 1946 (the date the Army Corps of Engineers was charged with developing the project on the Chattahoochee River, but in our minds the grand lake of the Southeast actually began with the first purchase of land in 1948. Owned by a relative of Forsyth County historian Don Shadburn, Shadburn's Ferry marked the first physical move towards creating what would be known as Lake Lanier. 

 


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$239,000 For Sale
6640 Lakeshore Dr
Gainesville, GA 30506
3 beds, 3 baths | Single Family Home
3,221 sq ft; lot: 0.56 acres
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$599,900 For Sale
2629 Bridgewater Cir
Gainesville, GA 30506
6 beds, 4 baths | Single Family Home
4,361 sq ft; lot: 20909 sq ft
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$775,000 For Sale
7712 Barkers Bend Dr
Murrayville, GA 30564
5 beds, 3 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
3,895 sq ft; lot: 8.94 acres
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$990,000 For Sale
725 Mountain Vw Cir
Gainesville, GA 30501
6 beds, 4 full, 2 partial baths | Single Family Home
4,935 sq ft; lot: 3.5 acres
36
$474,500 For Sale
3982 Pine Shore
Gainesville, GA 30501
5 beds, 3 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
4,691 sq ft; lot: 0.51 acres
36
$774,900 For Sale
5215 Indian Cir
Gainesville, GA 30506
4 beds, 3 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
3,084 sq ft; lot: 1.5 acres
36
$1,299,900 For Sale
4803 Odell Dr
Gainesville, GA 30504
6 beds, 5 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
7,503 sq ft; lot: 0.72 acres
36
$549,900 For Sale
3054 Stillwater Dr
Gainesville, GA 30506
4 beds, 3 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
lot: 0.54 acres
31
$274,700 For Sale
2637 Bridgewater Cir
Gainesville, GA 30506
3 beds, 2 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
lot: 0.6 acres
36
$750,000 For Sale
2701 High Vista Pt
Gainesville, GA 30501
3 beds, 3 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
5,000 sq ft; lot: 0.59 acres
36
$774,900 New New
2038 Riverwood Dr
Gainesville, GA 30501
4 beds, 3 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
26,240 sq ft; lot: 0.73 acres
36
$425,000 New New
4811 Upper Berkshire
Flowery Branch, GA 30542
3 beds, 2 baths | Single Family Home
2,542 sq ft; lot: 1.05 acres
36
$350,000 New New
4913 Odell Dr
Gainesville, GA 30504
4 beds, 2 baths | Single Family Home
1,440 sq ft; lot: 18731 sq ft
36
$699,900 New New
6644 Grand Marina Cir
Gainesville, GA 30506
6 beds, 5 baths | Single Family Home
4,477 sq ft; lot: 17424 sq ft
36
$325,000 New New
5891 Cool Springs Rd
Gainesville, GA 30506
5 beds, 4 baths | Single Family Home
lot: 1.42 acres
29
$975,000 New
3669 Cameron Cir #37
Gainesville, GA 30506
4 beds, 3 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
5,296 sq ft; lot: 0.591 acres
36
$424,900 New
3560 Ridge Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501
4 beds, 4 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
2,550 sq ft; lot: 15682 sq ft
36
$699,900 New
6550 Bluewaters Dr
Flowery Branch, GA 30542
3 beds, 2 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
lot: 20909 sq ft
36
$1,595,000 New
5954 Nachoochee Trl
Flowery Branch, GA 30542
5 beds, 4 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
4,340 sq ft; lot: 0.65 acres
36
$975,000 New
3415 Thunder Point Dr
Gainesville, GA 30506
5 beds, 4 baths | Single Family Home
4,446 sq ft; lot: 1.21 acres
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