MONETA - Fifty years ago, on March 7, 1966, Smith Mountain Lake reached full pond. The Smith Mountain Lake Regional Chamber of Commerce will be celebrating the anniversary with a variety of events. Below is an outline of what's in store...
Objective: Hold a celebratory event to mark the 50th anniversary of Smith Mountain Lake reaching “full pond” for the first time 50 years ago (March 7, 1966).
Venue: Smith Mountain Lake State Park, Discovery Center, 2679 Interpretive Trail, Huddleston
Invited guests: Federal, state and county officials, Va. Department of Historic Resources, 50th Anniversary Steering and Historic Committees, media and community members.