(submitted by and photos by Gerald & Tammy Westmoreland)
Carson Ridge was located about 2 miles southeast of Ethel. This area was settled prior to 1840 and called Turkey Creek for the abundance of wild turkeys at the time. The name was later changed to Carson Ridge in honor of Reverend Carson who was an early preacher in the area.
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