Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Euharlee in Bartow County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Black Pioneers Cemetery

Circa 1830 – 1900

 
 
Black Pioneers Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, June 12, 2012
1. Black Pioneers Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  333 marked graves in 2001
Jim Scott 1871
Hett Powell 1890
 
Erected 2002 by Euharlee Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansCemeteries & Burial Sites.
 
Location. 34° 8.817′ N, 84° 56.017′ W. Marker is in Euharlee, Georgia, in Bartow County. Marker is on Covered Bridge Road SW ¼ mile south of Euharlee Road SW, on the right when traveling north. The cemetery is located between the Euharlee Baptist Church and the Euharlee Presbyterian Church. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kingston GA 30145, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Euharlee Creek Covered Bridge (approx. 0.3 miles away); Milam's Bridge (approx. 1½ miles away); The Army of the Cumberland at Stilesboro (approx. 3.2 miles away); Stilesboro Academy (approx. 3.2 miles away); Old Macedonia Church Organized 1847 (approx. 3.2 miles away); Raccoon Creek
Black Pioneers Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, June 12, 2012
2. Black Pioneers Cemetery Marker
(approx. 3½ miles away); Etowah Valley Plantation (approx. 5 miles away); Taylorsville High School (approx. 5 miles away).
 
Regarding Black Pioneers Cemetery. The cemetery had been abandoned and forgotten until 2002, when it was rediscovered and restored by members of the Euharlee Historical Society.
 
Also see . . .  Euharlee's Black Pioneers Cemetery. Details are covered in the Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on June 17, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.) 
 
Black Pioneers Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, June 12, 2012
3. Black Pioneers Cemetery
Small wooden crosses, visible when the picture is enlarged (click on image), were installed by Eagle Scouts in 2007.
Black Pioneers Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, June 12, 2012
4. Black Pioneers Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 8, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 14, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 597 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 14, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
Paid Advertisement
Sep. 20, 2020