Did you know that the second largest earthen dam in Georgia is located inside of Big Canoe?

Did you know that the second largest earthen dam in Georgia is located inside of Big Canoe?

Lake Petit under construction The residents of Big Canoe probably don’t know just how fortunate they are to have the physical facilities that they’ve grown accustom to in Big Canoe. Take Lake Petit for example. If the dam and the lake had to be constructed today, it would run into the millions. Did you know that when it was constructed in 1972, it cost $800,000? The official name of the dam is Petit Cove Dam. According to the dictionary, a “cove” is defined as “a recess or small valley in the side of a mountain.” Lake Petit was named for…
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