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GPB Originals | Power Play 100 Years: Lake Burton & Georgia’s Hydroelectric

Power Play 100 Years: Lake Burton & Georgia’s Hydroelectric

In the late 1860’s as Georgia is beginning to recover from the devastation of the Civil War. In this look back, we trace the little-known historical facts of Georgia’s development of electricity and the people who made it happen. In the early 1900’s, new innovation would harness the power of water in North Georgia’s Tallulah valley wilderness and flood the town of Burton to create a new lake. The

Premiere Date: August 28, 2019 | Runtime: 00:56:46

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