The role of Visionary Leadership and the Art of Collaboration By Dr. Lance Barry Since the founding of the United States, our leaders have recognized the connection between the ease of travel and the incremental improvement of commerce, wealth, and security. The first federally funded road, the National Road, was [...]
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Cherokee General Hails from old Cass County By Terry Sloope Many Americans have heard of the horrors of the “Trail of Tears” – the inhumane removal of the most of the Cherokee tribe from its homeland in the southeastern United States in the late 1830s. Thousands of Cherokees died on [...]
By Joe F. Head Historic Newspapers of Bartow County An Annotated List of Historic Newspapers Published in Bartow County Recently Tom Hanks starred in a 2021 movie entitled, News of the World. It was the story of a well-educated, former Civil War soldier who earned his living as an itinerant [...]
Learning Flintknapping Darrell Ross Practicum in Anthropology, Dr. Terry Powis Introduction “If I would study any old, lost art, I must make myself an artisan of it.” F. H. Cushing (1895) I have very fond memories of looking for arrowheads and fossils as a boy. My friends and I would [...]
Understanding Early 20th Century Tenant Farming in Bartow County, Georgia Practicum in Anthropology, Kennesaw State University, Dr. Terry Powis The Adams family house is a historic building situated in Cartersville, Bartow County, Georgia located only a few miles northwest of the Etowah Indian Mounds. The house was constructed on the [...]
Bartow County’s Mound Legacy An Inventory of American Indian Mound Sites Located in Bartow County By Scot Keith and Joe F. Head Etowah Indian Mounds, formerly Tumlin Mounds It is the intention of this research to promote an educational understanding and awareness of American Indian mounds within Bartow County. Readers [...]
Fond high school memories of a local diner enjoyed by generations By Philip D. Bridges Located on East Main and Gilmer Street To wit, I can remember eating at the 4-Way after Cartersville High School football games probably around 1968 or so. If I was lucky enough to find an [...]
Editor-in-Chief, Vogue Magazine, 1952-62. By Debbie Head, March 2021 (The inspiration for this article came while looking through the EVHS website for Women's History Month ideas. There was a one-sentence description containing the name Jessica Daves indicating her position as editor of Vogue. I wanted to know more. In April [...]
Entradas and Exchange: De Soto, Etowah, and Patterns of Early European-Mississippian Trade By Matthew Gramling Hernando DeSoto The importance of exchange to the survival of Hernando De Soto’s entrada into the US southern interior cannot be understated. As De Soto’s army marched through the diverse and dynamic world of [...]
By Krys King Based on King’s interview with Eddie Lee Wilkins on November 15, 2018. Eddie Lee Wilkins, a six feet ten inch soft spoken man, brings to mind, “gentle giant” both physically and in character. His focus in life is to inspire youth to be their best. He credits [...]