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Pearce Lake

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Type: Black-and-white photographs
Title: Pearce Lake
Date: 1922-1940
Description: Pearce Lake. Photograph of Pearce Lake, or Brenau Lake, which covered 38 acres. Dr. H. J. Pearce, president of Brenau, built the lake northeast of Gainesville between the Cleveland and Cornelia Highways. Dr. Pearce was an ardent fisherman, and the Haywood Pearce Fishing Club was named for him. A $5 permit allowed club members to catch fish from the lake.

Caption: "Hall County Library Photo Collection (0289) Gainesville, Georgia."

Digitized by: Digital Techniques, Inc.

Electronic version made available through a federal Library Services and Technology Act Grant and Georgia Public Library Services.

Subjects: Brenau Lake (Ga.) | Lakes--Georgia--Gainesville | Hall County (Ga.) | Gainesville (Ga.)
Contributors: Hall County Library System (Ga.)
Online Publisher: [Gainesville, Ga. : Hall County Library System], 2001
Original Material: 1 photograph : b&w ; 25 x 20 cm. | Forms part of: Hall County, Georgia historical photograph collection.
Rights and Usage: Cite as: [Name of photograph], Hall County, Georgia historical photograph collection, Hall County Library System.
Persistent Link to Item: http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/hall/hchp/do:0289

Related Institutions: Hall County Library System (Ga.)
Collection Information: Hall County Georgia Historical Photograph Collection