The Canal Street Methodist Church was formed in 1900 and situated on Canal Street near South College Street. There are numerous mentions in the Cedartown Standard through 1917, when it was announced the lot, building and furnishing were being sold by public outcry. Pictured on 1908 Sanborn Insurance map.
Ida Cox, nee Prather, was a Cedartown-raised vaudeville performer who, along with Ma Rainey and Bessie Smith, founded the female blues genre. Born in 1888, Ida left home at an early age to pursue her singing career. “Wild women Don’t Have the Blues” is her most popular and covered tune, yet in the 1920’s […]