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.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Bridges & Viaducts. In addition, it is included in the Covered Bridges 🌉, and the Georgia Historical Society series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1886.
Location. 34° 8.578′ N, 84° 55.898′ W. Marker is in Euharlee, Georgia, in Bartow County. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cartersville GA 30120, 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. 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); Stilesboro Academy (approx. 2.9 miles away); The Story of Old Hardin Bridge (approx. 3.1 miles away); Raccoon Creek (approx. 3.2 miles away); Old Macedonia Church Organized 1847 (approx. 3½ miles away); Etowah Valley Plantation (approx. 4.8 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.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 19, 2017. It was originally submitted on June 22, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 2,876 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 22, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. 4. submitted on November 28, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. 5. submitted on June 22, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Christopher Busta-Peck was the editor who published this page.