The city of Euharlee, just west of Cartersville, is home to one of the oldest covered bridge in Georgia, as well as a picturesque 1850s village. Its signature bridge, on the National Register of Historic Sites, is open daily.
Other sites to explore include the Blacksmith Shop, Black Pioneers Cemetery, Euharlee Welcome Center & History Museum, Grist Mill Ruins adjacent to the covered bridge, and the Granary. Also see the Calaboose, where chicken theives and other petty criminals were housed back in the day, Obsorne Park along Euharlee Creek, and Joe Cowan Park on Euharlee Five Forks Rd.
The name Euharlee is derived from a well-known Indian name "Eufaula" and means "she laughs as she runs." The area has been continuously occupied since 800 BCE and contains archeological traces of earlier civilizations.
Euharlee was settled in the 1830s and was first known as Burge's Mill. In 1852, it became incorporated as Euharleyville. In 1870, a new charter was enacted, changing the name to Euharlee.
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30 Burge's Mill Road
Euharlee, GA 30145
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Euharlee’s Historic District abounds with history you can hear, see, and touch. The name Euharlee is derived from the Cherokee word Eufaula. It describes the sound made by the flowing creek running through Euharlee and means “she laughs as she runs.
Oct 24, 2015 - Oct 24, 201533 Covered Bridge RoadView on Map
770-607-2017On Oct. 24, the Euharlee Historical Society will hold its annual Haunted Euharlee Historic Ghost Walk through the small, historic town for one night only. Visitors will... Find Out More
Oct 16, 2015 - Oct 17, 2015112 Covered Bridge RoadView on Map
770-386-1542The 8th Annual Covered Bridge Fall Festival will be held Friday and Saturday, Oct. 16 - 17, 2015, at Frankie Harris Park in historic downtown Euharlee. A great performer... Find Out More