Murder at Lula Lake
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Noel Durant at Open DayNoel Durant, Lula Lake Land manager, at Open day. More images at our Find us on Facebookacebook site, as well as the link to the referenced story about the Lula Lake murders.
I have been asked all year about the infamous 1963 murders at Lula Lake, and thought the following link had a good & gruesome account of that event and its aftermath: (note: I could not get this link to work automatically, so you have to copy and paste it to your web browser, or go to our facebook page link to the left).
This terrible story is an excellent reminder of how recently Lula Lake and the area around it was scary and dangerous. While by far the most notorious of this kind of activity, it is not the only one. In the 1970's, when I was a teenager, we were forbidden to go to Lula Lake, so, of course, we went all of the time. It was a different place than the one we know today, full of wonderful hiking, biking, and horseback trails. Dozens of civic, religious, and education groups reserve sites within the land trust for their special events, and the fantastic Cloudland Connector Trail is open seven days a week from its three (!!!) trailheads.
This holiday season, beginning with Thanksgiving, as you contemplate year-end donations to worthy charities, please keep the Lula Lake Land Trust in your thoughts. Excellent, well managed public access is what your dollars support, and that kind of accomplishment is never an accident. It depends on good people like you, and many on this mailing list have already given! If you have not yet, even a small gift makes a difference in showing the support that we have garnered with our good work: Donate Securely Here!

Or, please mail your gift to our office, proudly in the middle of Hinkle:
Lula Lake Land Trust
29 Mt. Olive Road
Lookout Mtn., GA 30750

Thanks to our donors, thousands enjoy these beautiful places every year.

5 Points Trailhead
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Lula Lake Land Trust
29 Mount Olive Road, Suite A
Lookout Mountain, Georgia 30750