Stone Mountain in Dekalb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Clarke County Ordinary S.M. Herrington let a building contract 26 March, 1891, for $2,470. to W.W. King. It cost $18,000 to move the bridge from Athens, 60 miles, to this point. Bridges like this were refuge for travelers during storms, courting couples, and robbers who hid themselves on the overhead timbers and dropped down on the unsuspecting victim.
Location. 33° 48.207′ N, 84° 8.011′ W. Marker is in Stone Mountain, Georgia, in Dekalb County. Marker is on Covered Bridge Lane. Touch for map. Marker is in Stone Mountain Park. Marker is in this post office area: Stone Mountain GA 30083, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stone Mountain - Confederate Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Country Comes Before Me (approx. 0.7 miles away); Hightower (Etowah) Trail (approx. 1.4 miles away); The March to the Sea (approx. 2 miles away); Garrard's Cavalry at Stone Mtn. Depot Unknown Confederate Dead (approx. 2.2 miles away); a different marker also named The March to the Sea (approx. 5.8 miles away); Garrard's & Lightburn's to Stone Mountain (approx. 5.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stone Mountain.
Categories. • Bridges & Viaducts •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 4, 2008, by M. L. 'Mitch' Gambrell of Taylors, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,408 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on September 4, 2008, by M. L. 'Mitch' Gambrell of Taylors, South Carolina. 8. submitted on September 5, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.