Locate It: Cooper’s Furnace Day Use Area

Northwest Georgia Mountains

Cooper’s Furnace Day Use Area

A remnant of the antebellum industrial center started by Mark Anthony Cooper at Etowah, Georgia (now under the waters of Lake Allatoona), Cooper sold the iron manufacturing facilities to the Confederate States of America in 1863, and it was destroyed by Union forces in 1864 during Sherman’s Atlanta Campaign.

River Rd. south of Cartersville / PO Box 487
Cartersville, GA 30120

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