Historic Landmarks in Forsyth County, GA

February 16th, 2018 by

Pool’s Mill Covered Bridge

Named after former Georgia Governor John Forsyth, beautiful Forsyth County is the home to a variety of notable historical landmarks, from Pool’s Mill Covered Bridge to Cumming Bandstand and beyond. Check out some of our favorite Forsyth County historic landmarks.

1. Pool’s Mill Covered Bridge

Built in 1901, this historic covered wooden bridge is located at the site of Cherokee Chief George Welch’s original mill bridge over the Etowah River tributary. The Pool’s Mill Covered Bridge is constructed in the Lattice truss bridge style and was restored in the 1990s.

Location: On Pool’s Mill Road off of GA-369 in Cumming, GA

2. Fowler Family Farm

Built in 1922 by Alonzo Fowler, the Fowler family property was home to his wife, Mittie Lena Blackstock Fowler, and their children. The Fowler Family Farm is made up of this main home along with a renter house and agricultural buildings associated with cotton and chicken farming.

Location: 3813 Atlanta Highway, Cumming, GA

3. Cumming Bandstand

Built in 1915 by contractor John Robbs, the historic Cumming Bandstand remains an iconic benchmark of the city of Cumming and the heart of Forsyth County.

Location: Main & Dahlonega, Cumming, GA

4. Cumming Historic Cemetery

The Cumming Historic Cemetery is where some of of Cumming’s early leaders are laid to rest like William H. Ray, Aulston B. Welborn, and Col. Hiram Parks Bell. It was originally operated by the Baptist and Presbyterian Church and is now under the jurisdiction of the city of Cumming.

Location: Resthaven Street, Cumming, GA

Find Out More About Forsyth County

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*Photo Credit: By Jud McCranie (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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