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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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$298,900 For Sale
3848 Corinth Dr
Gainesville, GA 30506
4 beds, 3 baths | Single Family Home
3,664 sq ft, 0.79 acre lot
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$485,000 For Sale
6547 Cox Dr
Flowery Branch, GA 30542
3 beds, 2 baths | Single Family Home
1,976 sq ft, 10019 sq ft lot
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$458,388 For Sale
3462 Dockside Shores Dr
Gainesville, GA 30506
4 beds, 3 baths | Single Family Home
0.93 acre lot
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$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, 0.59 acre lot
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$1,490,000 For Sale
2468 Basin Dr
Gainesville, GA 30506
4 beds, 3 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
6,884 sq ft, 1.12 acre lot
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$679,000 For Sale
91 Overlook Dr
Gainesville, GA 30506
4 beds, 5 baths | Single Family Home
1.23 acre lot
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$1,295,000 For Sale
3465 North Harbour Ct
Gainesville, GA 30506
4 beds, 4 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
0.88 acre lot
1
$409,798 For Sale
3459 Dockside Shores Dr
Gainesville, GA 30506
4 beds, 2 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
0.81 acre lot
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$387,340 For Sale
3466 Dockside Shores Dr #69
Gainesville, GA 30506
4 beds, 3 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
0.81 acre lot
36
$1,950,000 For Sale
2902 Pointe Dr
Gainesville, GA 30506
6 beds, 6 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
8,509 sq ft, 0.83 acre lot
36
$1,390,000 For Sale
4900 Taylor Ln
Gainesville, GA 30504
5 beds, 5 baths | Single Family Home
6,600 sq ft, 6.28 acre lot
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$799,000 For Sale
3633 Lake Ridge Ct
Gainesville, GA 30506
5 beds, 4 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
7,552 sq ft, 0.57 acre lot
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$599,000 New New
4244 Twin Rivers Dr
Gainesville, GA 30504
4 beds, 2 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
4,350 sq ft, 20038 sq ft lot
36
$699,000 New
3537 Old Duckett Mill Rd
Gainesville, GA 30506
4 beds, 2 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
3,144 sq ft, 2 acre lot
3
$1,395,000 New
6063 Shadburn Ferry Rd
Buford, GA 30518
5 beds, 5 full, 2 partial baths | Single Family Home
5,238 sq ft, 2.75 acre lot
36
$269,900 For Sale
6516 Wildwood Trl
Flowery Branch, GA 30542
3 beds, 3 baths | Single Family Home
1,114 sq ft, 0.92 acre lot
36
$925,000 New
6026 Jim Crow Rd
Flowery Branch, GA 30542
7 beds, 5 full, 2 partial baths | Single Family Home
5,532 sq ft, 2.01 acre lot
18
$199,000 New
2508 River Dr
Gainesville, GA 30506
4 beds, 2 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
2,050 sq ft, 0.59 acre lot
36
$825,000 For Sale
5995 Scenic Rd
Gainesville, GA 30506
4 beds, 3 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
2,631 sq ft, 1.2 acre lot
36
$299,900 For Sale
3775 Golden Leaf Pt #94
Gainesville, GA 30504
2 beds, 2 baths | Single Family Home
8276 sq ft lot
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