Tag Archives: Bartow County GA

I played with the little Indians here. They were my only playmates for years.

One of the most venerable of Georgia pioneers was Col John W. Gray, who lived for seventy nine years at Adairsville, before that town, halfway between Chattanooga and Atlanta, was founded. His father settled there in 1833, at which time the Indians were so numerous and the whites so scarce that the lad’s playmates were […]


Euharlee History Museum Exhibit Spotlights Area’s Civil War History

Please welcome guest author Katie O. Gobbi. Gobbi is the Director of Euharlee History Museum in Euharlee, GA.   The Euharlee History Museum , located 15 minutes west of Cartersville, GA, recently opened a new temporary exhibit on the Civil War history of the area. This is an important year in Georgia as it is […]


New exhibit on Joe Frank Harris, GA’s 78th governor

Georgia’s Bartow History Museum opens a new exhibition in the permanent gallery tomorrow on the life and legacy of Honorable Joe Frank Harris, Georgia’s 78th governor. Born and raised in Bartow County, Harris worked in his family’s business after college and then began a distinguished political career, serving for 18 years in the Georgia House […]

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