Copyright 2012 by Tony Austin
A Chronological History of Lake Toxaway
1890s - Today
On August 14, 1960, the Asheville Citizen Times  ran a big story on the
announcement by Lake Toxaway Estates, Inc. "Two Million Dollars To Be
Spent On Development, Lake Toxaway" and the subhead "New Dam Will Be
Built, Other Improvements."  The property around the lake will be sub-divided
into lakeside lots and offered for sale. The events that led up to this point, and
the things that have happened since 1960, make a fascinating history. This time
line of the history of Lake Toxaway