Coheelee Creek Covered Bridge / Fannie Askew Williams Park

Coheelee Creek Covered Bridge / Fannie Askew Williams Park (HM5CS)

Location: Blakely, GA 39823 Early County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 18.383', W 85° 4.732'

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

Fannie Askew Williams Park
The Fannie Askew Williams Park, a picnic area adjacent to Coheelee Creek Covered Bridge on Old River Road, is maintained by the Early County Board of Commissioners. The land was made available to the county in 1959 by the late John H. Williams, of Blakely, and bears the name of his first wife. The Peter Early Chapter DAR serves as custodian of the park.
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HM NumberHM5CS
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Year Placed1980
Placed ByThe Historic Chattahoochee Commission and the Early County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 10:32pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 682829 N 3465150
Decimal Degrees31.30638333, -85.07886667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 18.383', W 85° 4.732'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 18' 22.98" N, 85° 4' 43.92" W
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Area Code(s)229
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 701-707 Old River Rd, Blakely GA 39823, US
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