Bartow History

Rev Sam Jones, Wonder of the Congregations – Rev. Scott W. Shepard, PhD

2024-02-29T09:48:28-05:00

Rev. Sam P. Jones Wonder of the Congregations By Rev. Scott W. Shepard, PhD Reverend Sam P. Jones Seventy-one years after the signing of the Declaration of Independence and the birth of a nation, three mothers welcomed three baby boys into the world who would all make front [...]

Rev Sam Jones, Wonder of the Congregations – Rev. Scott W. Shepard, PhD2024-02-29T09:48:28-05:00

1835 Treaty of New Echota

2024-02-26T10:50:59-05:00

1835 Treaty of New Echota – Signed in Old Cass County, Georgia A forgotten History of the Cherokee Capitol and Removal in Cass County By Joe F. Head Local Native American history often takes a back seat to the average awareness of Bartow citizens. Perhaps the most well-known event regarding [...]

1835 Treaty of New Echota2024-02-26T10:50:59-05:00

The Unknown Heroes of the Battle of Allatoona – Joe F. Head

2024-01-29T16:54:14-05:00

By Joe F. Head According to Mr. Robert White, former station master of the Cartersville Depot, and the late colonel Thomas Spencer, journalist and historian, there are actually two unknown graves in the Allatoona Pass area. Both were originally located by the former track bed, but on opposite sides and [...]

The Unknown Heroes of the Battle of Allatoona – Joe F. Head2024-01-29T16:54:14-05:00

Rap Dixon Negro League Standout – Nicholas Sullivan

2024-01-29T16:47:31-05:00

Rap Dixon The Fight to get Bartow’s Negro Leagues Standout into Cooperstown By Nicholas Sullivan Article was reprinted by permission of the Daily Tribune News. Bartow County has produced plenty of outstanding athletes over the years, but few locals probably are aware that the greatest baseball player to ever call [...]

Rap Dixon Negro League Standout – Nicholas Sullivan2024-01-29T16:47:31-05:00

Friendship Cemetery Abandoned, but not Forgotten – Trinity Atkins

2024-01-29T16:16:12-05:00

Trinity Atkins Today, Friendship-Puckett Cemetery can be found south of Cartersville along Highway 293 and Old River Road near the Etowah River. Joe Head, the Etowah Valley Historical Society Vice President, and EVHS served as the beneficiary for my Eagle Scout Project at this site. Friendship Cemetery - Trinity [...]

Friendship Cemetery Abandoned, but not Forgotten – Trinity Atkins2024-01-29T16:16:12-05:00

The Sam Jones Tabernacle – Joe F. Head

2024-01-29T16:17:44-05:00

The Tabernacle, 1886 – 1933 The Alter Place of Sam Porter Jones’ Old Time Revivals By: Joe F. Head Photo courtesy of the Bartow History Museum Today only a single state historic sign remains as evidence of a legendary tabernacle site that marked Cartersville as once being the [...]

The Sam Jones Tabernacle – Joe F. Head2024-01-29T16:17:44-05:00

Mississippian Lithics: Identifying Workshops in the Etowah River Valley – John Tomko

2024-01-30T12:45:57-05:00

John Tomko Practicum in Anthropology Dr. Terry G. Powis May 9, 2022 Abstract The Mississippian Period refers to the North American Southeast region and dates from AD 1000-1500. It is characterized by its societal organization, form of government, culture, and subsistence practices. Daily life and survival for the Native Americans [...]

Mississippian Lithics: Identifying Workshops in the Etowah River Valley – John Tomko2024-01-30T12:45:57-05:00
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