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Old Ruins to Explore in Bartow County

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Bartow County

Bartow County, Georgia, is located in the northwest section of the state. It is part of the greater Atlanta metropolitan area and its population as of 2019 was estimated to be around 101,000 people. Named for Colonel Francis S. Bartow, a Confederate officer killed at the Battle of Manassas during the Civil War, it has a rich history that dates back centuries. The area is predominantly rural farmland with several small cities such as Adairsville and Cartersville included. In addition to having so

Old Ruins to Explore in Bartow County

Etowah Indian Mounds State Historic Site

The Etowah Indian Mounds is home to six earthen mounds built by Woodland Indians between 1000 and 1550 AD. It consists of 54 acres of playgrounds, picnic areas, trails and a museum providing an interesting glimpse into the lives of its ancient inhabitants. The largest mound is 63 feet high, covers over 5 acres, and was used by chiefs for religious ceremonies. The three other mounds are smaller and served as burial sites for important leaders.

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