Old Bartow County Photographs

Special thanks to Chantel Parker (Etowah Valley Historical Society) for sharing these pictures.
 
Allatoona Pass Battlefield
is the site of an annual two-day Civil War encampment commemorating the anniversary of the battle on October 5, 1864. The program includes infantry and artillery demonstrations, and tours of the battlefield and the historic Clayton House, which served as a field hospital following the battle. The event is sponsored by EVHS and the Georgia Division of Reenactors.
Allatoona
Photo taken by Civil War photographer George N. Barnard, circa 1864

Allatoona "The Pass"
as it appears today. EVHS has developed trails and erected interpretive signs. They have also added a memorial area at the mouth of the Pass honoring troops who fought there.

The site is maintained by EVHS and the Lake Allatoona Corps of Engineers.

Cassville Cemetery
One of two Confederate Cemeteries in Bartow County.
Site of annual Confederate Memorial Day celebrations.

Confederate Monument
On the grounds of the 1903 Bartow County courthouse; erected by the UDC in 1905

Coopers Friendship Monument
Erected at the industrial city of Etowah in 1859 by iron industrialist Mark Anthony Cooper. It is called the Friendship Monument, erected by Cooper to honor the men who helped him through a financial crisis in the 1870s.

Located in downtown Cartersville.

Corra Harris Home
Also known as "In the Valley," located in Pine Log.
Euharlee Bridge
Grand Theatre
Located in downtown Cartersville. This is also listed on the national register
Hills of Iron
An annual program at Red Top Mountain State Park celebrating the iron industry in Bartow County and featuring iron pouring demonstrations by hand.
Kingston Monument
Confederate Cemetery in Bartow County. Oldest continuing Confederate Memorial Day celebration in Georgia.

Oak Hill Cemetery
Established as the Ebeneezer Methodist Church cemetery in the 1840s; became the city cemetery in 1873. Burial place of many famous : William & Rebecca Felton, Charles Henry Smith (Bill Arp), evangelist Sam Jones, CSA General P.M.B Young, US Attorney General Amos Akerman, Mark Cooper family, and others.

 

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