Protecting Your Valuable Books and Documents

While some books and documents may be of obvious value, others may not readily appear so. Personal letters, family histories, children's art and school work, and other family memorabilia are a few of the items often overlooked when assigning value to private collections. Ultimately, it is up to the owner [...]

Books & Documents|

What’s Happening @ EVHS

EVHS is excited to announce the launch of a new venue to accommodate family friendly events. This will be called the EVHS Family Field Trip Event Series designed to visit historic locations not commonly available to the pubic without special permission. Sites include, but not limited to: Ladds Mountain hike, [...]


Asa G. Candler – Joe F. Head

Asa G. Candler Cartersville’s Surprising Connections to the Coca Cola Empire By: Joe F. Head 1851 - 1929 Few people from Bartow County know that Asa Griggs Candler, founder of the Coca Cola Empire, once lived in Cartersville where he learned his skill to become a pharmacist. Lucy [...]

The Last Family Foundry – Joe F. Head

The Last Family Foundry A Look at Bartow’s Early Foundry Era  By Joe F. Head   Although no longer standing, perhaps the last remnant of the “Bartow Foundry Era” was the Cartersville Casting and Machine Company previously located at 148 and 155 Cassville Road. This property is described in Deed [...]

Leake Mounds Site Article Series – Scot Keith

The Archaeology and History of the Leake Site: A Prehistoric Ceremonial Center in the Etowah River Valley This article series is dedicated to the archaeological details, history, and significance of the Leake Mounds and several related archaeological sites in Bartow County. While most people in Bartow County know of the [...]

Native American|

Some History of Cartersville – David Archer

One story is that Cartersville, Georgia was originally named for Farish Carter in 1846 as a jest. Col. Carter never lived here, but frequently traveled through visiting plantations he owned in different parts of the State. Originally from middle Georgia, he had acquired vast acreage in Northwest Georgia after the [...]

Bartow Short Stories|


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