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'Full Pond Day' at SML Highlights Lake's 50th Anniversary

Written by Jamey Singleton. Posted in News

logo-50MONETA - 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).

Date/Time: Mon., March 7, 2016, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

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.