Historic Markers Across Georgia

Cartersville Mining District - Missing

Marker ID: WPA US 41 D-12
Location: 2 miles south of Cartersville, US 41
County: Bartow
Coordinates: N 34° 9.191    W 084° 46.4
  34.15317594    -84.77333785
Style: Free Standing **
Status: The marking is missing.
Waymark: None


You are crossing a district 9 miles long and 3 miles wide famous for production of these minearl: Limestone- first mined about 1835. Iron ore- 1837. Ocher- 1877. Manganese- 1866. Barite- 1887. On the surrounding hillsides are scars of present and past mining.

41 D12 Works Progress Administration