Historic Markers Across Georgia



Coheelee Creek Covered Bridge (Side 1)



Marker ID: HCC 
Location: Fannie Askew Williams Park on Old River Rd 2 miles north of Ga 62
County: Early
Coordinates: N 31° 18.41    W 085° 4.739
  31.306833    -85.07898
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMAK5M
Coheelee Creek Covered Bridge (Side 1) Marker
Photo by Ken Moser



Text:

According to the May 2, 1883 minutes of the Early County Board of Commissioners, a commission was appointed "to inquire into the practicability of constructing a bridge across Coheelee Creek at McDonald Ford." however, the construction contract was not let until July 7, 1891. Cost of labor and supplies totaled $490.41 with J.W. Baughman serving as supervisor and W.C. Sheffield, chairman of the 1891 commissioners.

ERECTED BY
THE HISTORIC CHATTAHOOCHEE COMMISSION
AND THE EARLY COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
1980

J.J. JAXON CO. - EUFAULA, AL.



Coheelee Creek Covered Bridge
Coheelee Creek Covered Bridge (Side 1)
Photo by Ken Moser


Notes:

Side 2: Fannie Askew Williams Park

 

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