Richard B. Russell Lake

"Ole Dan Tucker was a grand ole man; He washed his face in a fryin' pan; Combed his hair with a wagon wheel; Died with a tooth ache in his heel!" During the 1700's, this famous folk song was sung by slaves in praise of the Reverend Dan Tucker. He was an early settler of the area and is buried on the Richard B. Russell project.

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Richard B. Russell Lake
Georgia

"Ole Dan Tucker was a grand ole man; He washed his face in a fryin' pan; Combed his hair with a wagon wheel; Died with a tooth ache in his heel!" During the 1700's, this famous folk song was sung by slaves in praise of the Reverend Dan Tucker. He was an early settler of the area and is buried on the Richard B. Russell project.

Activities
Boating
Historic Cultural Site
Camping
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback Riding
Picnicking
Visitor Center
Water Sports
Wildlife Viewing
Playground Park Specialized Sport Site
Other Recreation Concession Site
Hotel Lodge Resort Privately Owned
Environmental Education
(706) 213-3400
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Located on the Georgia / South Carolina border, 20 miles east of Elberton, GA, and 8 miles west of Calhoun, SC off US 72.