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6 edition of Horace King found in the catalog.

Horace King

Bridges to Freedom (American Stories)

by Faye Gibbons

  • 49 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Crane Hill Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Inventors, engineers & medical figures,
  • United States,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Biography,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Biography,
  • King, Horace,,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Civil engineers,
  • Biography & Autobiography - General,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / General,
  • King, Horace,
  • African Americans,
  • 1807-1885,
  • African American engineers

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8746550M
    ISBN 101575871998
    ISBN 109781575871998
    OCLC/WorldCa49031849

    Folder 66 – Photographs for Horace King Book. Folder 67 – Horace King, Bridge Builder by Thomas and Edward French. Folder 68 – Horace King in Albany & CD. Folder 69 – Horace King – Miscellaneous & CD. Folder 70 – Releases for Use of Photographs Used in the Horace King Book, Get this from a library! Horace King: bridges to freedom. [Faye Gibbons] -- A biography of a man born into slavery in South Carolina who became a master bridge builder and, during Reconstruction, served in the Alabama state legislature.

    Horace king was born in in South Carolina. He was tri-racial, being Caucasian, African, and Indian. His father was a mulatto named Edmund King; his mother, Susan was the daughter of a full-blooded Catawba Indian and a black female slave. Horace King moved to Lagrange, Ga. in , and during the decade prior to his death he increasingly devoted himself to architectural pursuits, leaving the bridge business to his four sons. In his later years, King enjoyed raising and riding fine horses. He was often seen walking about town wearing a .

    Horace King by Faye Gibbons; 3 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Bridges, Legislators, African Americans, Design and construction, African American. Horace has books on Goodreads with ratings. Horace’s most popular book is Odes and Epodes.


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Horace King by Faye Gibbons Download PDF EPUB FB2

Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Best Books of the Month of 59 results for Books: Horace King Skip to main search results. This young adult offering tells the story of Horace King, who was born into slavery in in South Carolina.

His story is quite unique, as King had some educational opportunities early in his life. This was rare in those times as it was illegal to teach blacks how to read in most of the slave states/5(2).

Horace King's interactions with his fellow southerners—first as a slave, then as a freedman, and finally during Reconstruction as a politician—will make reading the book a rewarding experience for general readers.

(Robert O. Mellown Associate Professor of Art History, University of /5(3). King’s last remaining covered bridge by King is located in Red Oak, Georgia, is also listed on the National Register, and can be visited today.

For more information on Horace King, see J. David Dameron's book, Horace King: From Slave to Master Builder and Legislator. Horace King (sometimes Horace Godwin) (September 8, – ) was an American architect, engineer, and bridge builder. King is considered the most respected bridge builder of the 19th century Deep South, Horace King book dozens of bridges in Alabama, Georgia, and Mississippi.

InKing was born into slavery on a South Carolina plantation. Horace King used bridge-building techniques to design the spiral staircase in the Alabama State Capitol so that a central support was Horace King book required.

AroundKing formed a partnership with two other men to construct a bridge, known as Moore’s Bridge, over the Chattahoochee between Newnan and Carrollton, Georgia, near Whitesburg. Horace King is one of LaGrange’s most inspirational historical figures.

Born a slave, King died a free man and highly respected engineer. Horace King was born in in South Carolina. Unlike most slaves, he was taught to read and write at a young age. By adulthood, he’d become a competent builder.

Horace King Horace King () was the most respected bridge-builder in Alabama, Georgia, and northeastern Mississippi during the mid-nineteenth a slave untilKing and his master John Godwin worked as partners on major construction projects.

Byhe was one of the wealthiest free blacks in Alabama. Both as a slave and a free black, King travelled without any. Subsequently the Frenches have written a book on the subject, Covered Bridges of Georgia (The Frenco Company, Columbus, Georgia, ); they have also developed a slide show on Horace King, which they have presented to historical groups in Georgia and Alabama.

The authors and the editors wish to thank William H. Green, Gary and Elizabeth Mills. Former slave, Horace King, accumulated great wealth as a contractor to the Confederate Navy. He was also an expert engineer and became known as the “Bridge builder of the Confederacy.” One of his bridges was burned in a Yankee raid.

His home was pillaged by. This teen and young reader book is a richly illustrated biography about Horace King. InKing was born into slavery on a South Carolina plantation. A slave trader sold him to a man who saw something special in Horace King. His owner, John Godwin taught King to read and write as well as how to build at a time when it was illegal to teach Author: J.

David Dameron. This teen and young reader book is a richly illustrated biography about Horace King. InKing was born into slavery on a South Carolina plantation. A slave trader sold him to a man who saw something special in Horace King.

His owner, John Godwin taught King to Pages: Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Horace King books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Horace King book.

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There are 5 phone book listings for people that are named Horace King in Alabama. These people are located in Adger AL, Athens AL, Foley AL, Muscle Shoals AL, and Townley AL. Washington W. King and his wife, Georgia Swift King, are mentioned briefly on page of Henderson's book.

As well, one can read more about Horace King in Bridging Deep South Rivers: The Life and Legend of Horace King by John Lupold and. Horace King was the most respected bridge builder in west Georgia, Alabama, and northeast Mississippi from the s until the s. He constructed massive town lattice truss bridges over nearly every major river from the Oconee in Georgia to the Tombigbee in Mississippi and at nearly every crossing of the Chattahoochee River from Carroll County to Fort Gaines.

Horace King of the CKKK (Christian Knights of the Ku Klux Klan). Photographed by Brian Smale for Spin Magazine. In King was ordered to pay the Macedonia Baptist Church $15 Million, for his role in the burning of the church building. There are 72 phone book listings for people that are named Horace King.

These people are located in 61 cities. The cities are Adger AL, Anderson SC, Athens AL, Benton IL, Bethlehem GA, Boca Raton FL, Caryville TN, Cedar Point NC, Charleston MS, Charleston SC, Chicago IL, China Grove NC, Clay City IL, Cleveland OH, Clinton NC, Coahoma TX, Elberon VA, Euclid OH, Flora IL, Foley AL, Ft Lauderdale.

Horace Edward King (born March 5, ) is a former American football running played college football at the University of Georgia from to and professional football in the National Football League for the Detroit Lions from to A native of Athens, Georgia, he played high school football at Clarke Central High School in that city.King, Horace W.

with Chester O. Wisler & James G. Woodburn Published by John Wiley & Sons, New York/ Lodon/ Sydney () ISBN ISBN There are 9 phone book listings for people that are named Horace King in Florida. These people are located in 7 cities.

The cities are Boca Raton FL, Ft Lauderdale FL, Lakeland FL, Margate FL, Ona FL, Pensacola FL, and Plantation FL.