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Horace King

Horace King (1807-1885) was a well-known and well respected bridge builder in the states of Alabama, Georgia, and Mississippi during the 19th century. Horace was enslaved until 1846 by John Godwin. King partnered with and often assumed leadership on many bridge building and other construction projects with Godwin. King became one of the wealthiest free blacks in Alabama. Continue reading “Horace King & The King Brothers: Father & Son Bridge Builders”