Wed., April 25, 2012 3:09pm (EDT)

Hartwell Dam Turns 50
By Dominick Brady
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Updated: 2 years ago

ATLANTA  —  
 The event includes a parade and will recognize workers that helped construct the dam. (photo courtesy of the US Army Corps of Engineers)
The event includes a parade and will recognize workers that helped construct the dam. (photo courtesy of the US Army Corps of Engineers)
Hartwell Dam kicks off its 50th anniversary celebration Saturday. The “Golden Damiversary Party” begins with festivities at the dam’s Big Oaks Recreation area.

The event includes a parade and will recognize workers that constructed the dam.

Access to the Georgia River Recreation Area, fishing pier and Hartwell Dam will be temporarily closed in preparation for the celebrations.

The closure begins at 4 p.m. Thursday and will last through 8 p.m. Friday.