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Near Winder in Barrow County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Russell House

 
 
Russell House Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 13, 2004
1. Russell House Marker
Inscription. The Russell House was built in 1912 by Richard Brevard Russell, Sr., B. 1861 - D. 1838, and his wife, Ina Dillard, B. 1868 - D. 1953, who were married June 24, 1891. Fifteen children were born of this marriage. Judge Russell was elected Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Georgia in 1922, and served in this capacity until his death. Mrs. Russell was Georgia’s Mother of the year in 1950. In 1954, the late Senator Richard B. Russell, Jr., the oldest son, became the owner of the house and made it his home until his death in 1971. Russell Memorial Park and Cemetery is located to the South of the house.
 
Erected 1977 by Winder Lions Club & Auxiliary.
 
Location. 33° 58.668′ N, 83° 42.24′ W. Marker is near Winder, Georgia, in Barrow County. Marker is on Atlanta Highway SE (U.S. 29) 0 miles east of Russell Cemetery Road, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 461 Atlanta Highway SE, Winder GA 30680, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Glenwood Elementary and High School (approx. one mile away); Barrow County (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Stoneman Raid Battle of King's Tanyard
The Russell House image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, March 19, 2009
2. The Russell House
(approx. 1.4 miles away); Builder of the Nation (approx. 1.4 miles away); Concord Methodist Cemetery (approx. 1.6 miles away); Winder's Most Historical Site (approx. 1.7 miles away); Fort Yargo (approx. 1.8 miles away); Bethlehem United Methodist Church (approx. 2.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Winder.
 
Also see . . .
1. Richard Brevard Russell, Jr. His Congressional biography. Sen. Richard B. Russell served as Governor of Georgia, and in the U.S. Senate for 38 years. (Submitted on March 28, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.) 

2. Richard B. Russell Jr. (1897-1971). A much more detailed biography, from the New Georgia Encyclopedia (Submitted on March 28, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.) 
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 2,592 times since then and 296 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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