Euharlee in Bartow County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Euharlee Creek Covered Bridge
Erected 2000 by the Georgia Historical Society, Georgia Department of Transportation, and the Federal Highway Administration. (Marker Number 8-1.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 34° 8.578′ N, 84° 55.898′ W. Marker is in Euharlee, Georgia, in Bartow County. Marker is on Covered Bridge Road SW 0.1 miles west of Covered Bridge-Stilesboro Road SW, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Located on east approach to bridge. Marker is in this post office area: Cartersville GA 30120, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies Black Pioneers Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Milam's Bridge (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Army of the Cumberland at Stilesboro (approx. 2.9 miles away); Raccoon Creek (approx. 3.2 miles away); Old Macedonia Church Organized 1847 (approx. 3.5 miles away); Etowah Valley Plantation (approx. 4.8 miles away); Taylorsville High School (approx. 4.9 miles away); Unknown Confederate Dead (approx. 6.1 miles away).
Regarding Euharlee Creek Covered Bridge. Horace King (father of Washington King who built this bridge) was a freed slave who was the best known bridge builder in Georgia and Alabama in the 1840s through the 1880s. His sons carried on his business.
Also see . . . Euharlee Creek Bridge. A Georgia Department of Transportation web site. (Submitted on June 23, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
Categories. • African Americans • Bridges & Viaducts •
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