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Lake Sinclair, sinclair lake, lake sinclair map, old maps georgia, wall art, sinclair cabin decor, large wall map art, lake gift, lake house

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This beautifully painted wall map oversize wall art lake house decor map of Lake Sinclair, Georgia is is one of our most beautiful lake maps in our lake art collection- perfect for you lake house! It's vintage makes this a perfect lake map gift for your family lake home, or for any new resident in your neighborhood. See our entire collection of Georgia lake art!

This beautiful map of Lake Sinclair was carefully researched by our map team and beautifully hand colored by our digital colorist. Our maps are spectacularly wrapped and make wonderful gifts. The inks are UV resistant, and safe under any kind of lighting. The maps are perfect for a guest room, bathroom, or foyer, and easy to read in every size! Order this rare find only available from Great River Arts.

Smack in Middle Georgia's "Lake Country" is Lake Sinclair, located near the city of Milledgeville in Baldwin County. Lake Sinclair extends through the counties of Baldwin, Hancock and Putnam, and features roughly 417 miles of scenic, breathtaking shoreline and charming coves and inlets. This immense stretch of inviting, open water comprises of a 15,330-acre area and has a maximum depth of 90 feet.

Work began on the Sinclair Dam in 1929, conducted by the Georgia Power Company, but during the period of the Great Depression, construction was put on hold because of its negative economic impact on the company, and work resumed in 1949. February of 1953 witnessed the completion of the Sinclair Dam, which stands 104 feet high and 2,988 feet long, marking the birth of Lake Sinclair. It was named for the late B. W. Sinclair, a Georgia Power plant construction and operation superintendent. The project cost $14 million. The lake is fed by water harnessed from the Oconee River and Little River, along with other large feeder creeks, including but not limited to Log Dam Creek, Little Island Creek, Potato Creek and Crooked Creek. Lake Sinclair flows downstream, with currents running in a different direction by day and by night, and is always full.

The largest city on Lake Sinclair is Milledgeville, a charming southern town with a rich history and an eclectic feel. It served for sixty years as Georgia's 4th capital city. Lake Sinclair provides both electricity and recreation, including fishing, water skiing, hiking, swimming, boating, wildlife watching, birding and sightseeing. Boats ramps, marinas and Oconee Springs Park provide access to the lake. Lake Sinclair is known for its yearly local and national fishing tournaments, which are a major attraction for anglers of various skill levels and interests. Fish species in Lake Sinclair include: largemouth and smallmouth bass, bream, spotted bass, shoal bass, white bass, hybrid white-striped bass, channel catfish and flathead catfish, among others. Due to the mild weather during fall and winter, fishing on Lake Sinclair can be a real treat for visitors.

A family day of fun and excitement can be enjoyed in several recreation areas, such as Oconee Springs Park and Rocky Creek Park, featuring picnic tables, grills, playgrounds and a small beach. A break from the water could lead you to Milledgeville, where you can explore some of the local historical sites, such as the Old Capitol Building or the Flannery O'Connor Room. Lake Sinclair is a man-made treasure!

"Due to the unique nature of our maps all sizes are approximate. Please do not purchase a frame until you receive the map and measure it. " Disclaimer: All sizes are approximate. While great care was taken to produce this map, the information was derived from digital databases from various sources. Great River Arts cannot be responsible for errors, omissions, or positional accuracy in our custom map designs other than our intent to provide fascinating information and a delightful memory. Historical maps often contain misspellings and information that might not be accurate. Neither genre should be used for navigation. The user of this map bears full responsibility for his or her safety of person and equipment. There is no warranty, expressed or implied that this map is suitable for an particular purpose. We do appreciate you letting us know of any errors or suggestions at Let us help you with our unique custom map design services.Full refund if returned in original condition within 14 days. Buyer pays return shipping.
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