Near Cumming in Forsyth County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Poole's Mill Covered Bridge
Erected 2000 by The Georgia HIstorical Society and the Historical Society of Forsyth County, Inc. (Marker Number 58-1.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 34° 17.449′ N, 84° 14.557′ W. Marker is near Cumming, Georgia, in Forsyth County. Marker can be reached from Old Poole's Mill Road 0.2 miles north of Heardsville Circle, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. The marker is visible (with slight difficulty) from the newer concrete bridge on Poole's Mill Road, which replaced the covered bridge. Marker is in this post office area: Cumming GA 30028, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Old Federal Road (approx. 8.2 miles away); Battle of Taliwa (approx. 8.3 miles away); Colonel William Cumming (approx. 8.3 miles away); Forsyth County (approx. 8.3 miles away); Cumming School (approx. 8.3 miles away); Cumming Historic Cemetery (approx. 8½ miles away); Hopewell Baptist Church (approx. 9.1 miles away); Thomas Byrd House (approx. 9.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumming.
More about this marker. To reach the marker and the bridge, it is necessary to park and follow an easy trail through the county park which has been constructed at the bridge.
Also see . . . Poole's Mill Covered Bridge. The Georgia Department of Transportation maintains a very detailed web site on Poole's Mill Covered Bridge. (Submitted on January 2, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
Categories. • Antebellum South, US • Bridges & Viaducts • Native Americans •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 2, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 2,832 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 2, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. 4, 5. submitted on May 3, 2009, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.