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Cartersville Downtown District: African American Business Owners, 1870-1940 

The walking tour of the Cartersville Downtown District covers the history of African American business owners who operated in various fields from 1870-1940.

This walking tour covers the first 9 sites included in the Bartow County, Georgia African American Heritage Trail.


1) The Rise of African Entrepreneurship

2) The Clothing Trades

3) Segregation

4) The Service Trades

5) Gassett's Grocery and Dr. W.R. Moore

6) Conyer's Alley, Restaurants, and Eateries

7) African American Real Estate Developers

8) Judicial History

9) Vinnie's Cabin

You can access the full Heritage Trail informational brochure here.

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