Lake Norman is sometimes referred to as the "Inland Sea," and for good reason! It's huge.
Constructed between 1959-1964, Lake Norma is the largest freshwater lake in North Carolina. It actually provides power for much of the greater Charlotte area. Not only is Lake Norman full of boaters, swimmers, and fantastic real estate opportunities, it's got a lot of hidden history, too. Whether you live at the lake, enjoy it during summertime, or simply dream of one day owning a waterfront home in Charlotte, here are nine things you didn't know about Lake Norman.
1. It took a full two years to fill the lake with water after construction of the dam. Lake Norman has over 500 miles of shoreline!
2. Duke Power employs a team of professional foresters who…