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Local group wants to bring rowing course to the Chattahoochee

Ledger-Enquirer

Date: 7/25/2014 12:36:00 PM

We jumped all over that opportunity,” Young said. “As of now, we row on Lake Harding, but if this all takes place, we will be thrilled to have a facility on the river.” Local architect Will Barnes is working with Chattahoochee Rowing Ltd. in finding

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GA national parks see 7 million visitors in 2013

WRCB 3 Chattanooga

Date: 7/20/2014 1:52:00 PM

Georgia's national park sites include the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area, the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park and more. National Park Service officials say visitor numbers are lower

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Newnan native spurs new college team

Times-Herald

Date: 7/20/2014 3:30:00 AM

The Georgia State Championship was held on Lake Harding, and it’s a memory Johnson will never forget. “It rained all day during the tournament, and we thought we were in bad shape since we only had four fish. We were panicking,” Johnson said

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Chattahoochee Outdoor Academy Grand Opening

Date: 7/16/2014

The Grand Opening for the new Chattahoochee Outdoor Academy by Whitewater Express is Saturday July 19th in Phenix City, Alabama next to the 13th Street Bridge. Come out and enjoy the water with FREE ROLL CLINICS, 50% off STAND UP PADDLE (SUP) BOARD CLINICS, and KAYAK CLINICS. Also receive $150 of any KAYAK and $100 off any

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LISA COOPER: The long, hot summer: July 1864

Douglas County Sentinel

Date: 7/5/2014 10:27:00 PM

In late June, General Sherman sent some of his forces toward the southwest in order to mislead the Confederates regarding where the main army would cross the Chattahoochee River. The people on the home front in Campbell County had been hearing the

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• River: Chattahoochee River
• Surface Area: 5,860 Acres
• Shoreline: 156 Miles
• Length: 13 Miles
• Volume: 181,000 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 4,240 Square Miles
Lake Harding, Ga | Lake Harding, Al., also known as Bartlett's Ferry Lake, is a 5,850-acre reservoir on the Chattahoochee River and is formed by Bartlett's Ferry Dam. Lake Harding is just north of Columbus, Ga. and east of Auburn, Al.

Rev. Simpson Wilson Bartley operated a ferry known as Bartley's Ferry on the Chattahoochee River and in 1926, Bartley's Ferry Dam (misspelled Bartlett) was built. The lake is located in Harris County, Georgia with some portions of the lake going into Alabama. Lake Harding is a deep lake with a depth of over 100 feet at the dam itself.

The lake was originally designed by the Columbus Power Company to generate hydroelectric power. The dam and lake were bought by Georgia Power in 1930. Lake Harding has become a popular recreational area with local residents, many of whom have built lake homes along the well-developed shoreline. A major tributary of the lake is Halawakee Creek.

Lake Harding features several islands. One of the most notable is Huston's Island which contains the ruins of an old lake house. Lake Harding is also the practice site of the Auburn University Club Rowing Team. The team can frequently be seen practicing early morning on weekdays.
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