Cartersville, GA – May 10, 2019 – Thirteen-year-old amateur historian Andrew Bramlett will be speaking about Admiral John Henry Towers, a pioneering naval aviator from Rome, Georgia, at the Bartow History Museum on May 30, 2019. Towers began his career as an Aviator in 1911 and over the following decades played an instrumental role in the many advances of Naval Aviation in the United States Navy. Two of the many highlights of his fascinating career include commanding the first transatlantic flight in 1919 and later advancing the idea of aircraft carriers as the primary fighting ships in the Navy. The program, which is set to begin at 7 p.m., is free to members and included with the price of admission for non-members. For more information, visit our website at
About the Speaker
Thirteen-year-old Andrew Bramlett is a native of Cobb County. He is currently the vice president of the Kennesaw Historical Society and an honorary member of the Cemetery Preservation Commission for the City of Kennesaw. He is a volunteer at the Kennesaw Parks and Recreation Department for their special events and volunteers at Kennesaw Mountain where he leads hikes and is a guide on the weekend shuttle. Andrew writes a monthly article for the Bright Side News, gives presentations to civic clubs and retirement communities in addition to staying involved in other ways.
About Bartow History Museum The Bartow History Museum, located at 4 East Church Street in downtown Cartersville, Georgia, documents the history of northwest Georgia’s Bartow County, spanning more than 200 years since the Cherokee were the area’s primary residents. Artifacts, photographs, documents, and a variety of interactive permanent exhibits tell the story of settlement, Cherokee life and removal, Civil War strife, and lifestyles of years past. The Bartow History Museum also provides a variety of educational opportunities for adults, children, families, and school groups. Our extensive archives and research library contains photographs, documents, newspapers, rare books, genealogy records, oral history interviews, and more. For additional information, visit