Horace King

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Did you know? Architect, engineer, and master bridge builder, Horace King (1807-1885) born into slavery was the most respected bridge builder from Georgia to Mississippi during the mid-nineteenth century. Some of his work included, the West Point Georgia Bridge, Wetumpka Alabama Bridge, Russell County Courthouse, The Bridge House in Albany Georgia and the spiral staircase in the Alabama State Capitol. King was even elected to the Alabama House of Representatives as a Republican and served two terms. For more information on Horace King, click here

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2 thoughts on “Horace King

  1. Joyce

    Awesome Black History posts! It’s great to be reminded of the accomplishments of African-American people. Keep the positivity coming…..

    • taysway

      That’s exactly what I am trying to do, African American people have such a rich and strong history that should be celebrated.

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