Horace King Memorial Covered Bridge

Horace King Memorial Covered Bridge

Posted by Jennifer Frazier on November 15, 2015


Where: Valley, Alabama

When Built: 2004

GPS Coordinates: 32°48′41.65″ N, 85°10′12.06″ W

Born into slavery in 1807, Horace King is considered the most respected bridge builder, architect and engineer of the 19th century Deep South. This bridge was constructed following his style and in his honor.

See all 14 of the covered bridges we photographed in Alabama at this link.

Horace King Memorial Covered Bridge

Horace King Memorial Bridge

All photography by Gary Clark, a former Southern Living Magazine travel photographer and photographer of the United States Postal Service 2014 Star-Spangled Banner Forever stamp. See more of Gary's work and contact him at www.thegaryclark.com.

Jennifer Frazier

After 10 years as a travel writer for Southern Living Magazine, Jen Frazier traded in the corporate world to stay home with her two children, three dogs and three hermit crabs.

Now she juggles carpool and laundry with writing for the Great American Country website, AAA Texas Journey Magazine and Texas Monthly Magazine, as well as blogging for thejensource.blogspot.com While she lives in the big metropolis of Dallas, she longs for weekends in the country. To learn more about this award-winning writer (recipient of the Barbara Jordan Award and the Luce Award), visit her website at jennifermfrazier.com

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