Bridging Deep South Rivers

Bridging Deep South Rivers

The Life and Legend of Horace King

Book - 2004
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"Horace King (1807-1885) built covered bridges over every large river in Georgia, Alabama, and eastern Mississippi. That King, who began life as a slave in Cheraw, South Carolina, received no formal training makes his story all the more remarkable. This is the first major biography of the gifted architect and engineer who used his skills to transcend the limits of slavery and segregation and become a successful entrepreneur and builder.".
Publisher: Athens, Ga. : University of Georgia Press, 2004.
ISBN: 9780820326269
Branch Call Number: 920 L973
Characteristics: xv, 335 pages : illustrations, maps, facsimiles ; 24 cm.
Alternative Title: Life and legend of Horace King


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