When was Lake Reba made?

When was Lake Reba made?

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Wild Life Fisherman

United States

#1 Feb 3, 2013
Has it been around since beginning of time or is this a little man made lake? Just curious!
hrhe

Jackson, KY

#2 Feb 3, 2013
before gorillas was dating white girls in richmond.. long long ago
honest

United States

#3 Feb 4, 2013
It's man made.
old timer

Chicago, IL

#4 Feb 4, 2013
i remember in the early 60s- late 50s it was a place us teenagers went to park, i remember we called it Gobblers Knob, anyone else remember this? it was just a dirt road with a small pond of water then.
Lewis

Richmond, KY

#5 Feb 4, 2013
It is a man made lake, used to be the only source of drinking water for the city of Richmond. Pump house and all(gone now) were down along the road. You could rent row boats and I think a caretaker lived in a house where the boat ramp area is now. The spillway was the rocks that were at the far end of the dam next to were the concrete spillway is now..
Just Me

United States

#6 Feb 4, 2013
The updated version you see now, was done around 1985-86.

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