Photo courtesy Leif Erickson. Lake Burton Civic Association President Chip Groome and Linda Goen speak at Saturday's event. Photo courtesy Leif Erickson. A commemorative plaque was presented at Saturday's event. As part of Lake Burton’s Centennial Year, residents gathered Saturday, August 22, at Lake Burton Park to celebrate the construction of the Georgia Power dam and the lake’s formation. The Lake Burton… Premium Content is available to subscribers only. Please login here to access content or go here to purchase a subscription.