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Cumming in Forsyth County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Fowler Family Farm

House Built 1922

 
 
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By David Seibert, May 21, 2012
1. Fowler Family Farm Marker
Inscription. The Fowler family property is an early 20th century farm comprised of the main house, a renter house and various agricultural outbuildings associated with cotton and, later, chicken production. The farm serves as a reminder of Forsyth County's rural heritage.

Alonzo Fowler, who built the house, and his wife, Mittie Lena Blackstock Fowler, raised a large family with the younger children growing up in the architecturally significant structure.
 
Erected 2007 by Historical Society of Forsyth County.
 
Location. 34° 9.314′ N, 84° 12.583′ W. Marker is in Cumming, Georgia, in Forsyth County. Marker is on Atlanta Highway (Georgia Route 9), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Atlanta Highway is a north/south highway, although at the marker it runs east/west. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3813 Atlanta Highway, Cumming GA 30040, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cumming Historic Cemetery (approx. 5.3 miles away); Forsyth County (approx. 5.4 miles away); Colonel William Cumming (approx. 5.4 miles away); Cumming School (approx. 5.5
Fowler Family Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, May 21, 2012
2. Fowler Family Farm Marker
miles away); B. F. Shirley Home (approx. 7 miles away); Lewis-Manning House (approx. 7.1 miles away); Norman House (approx. 7.2 miles away); New Prospect Campground (approx. 7.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Cumming.
 
Regarding Fowler Family Farm. The farm is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
 
Categories. Agriculture
 
Fowler Family Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, May 21, 2012
3. Fowler Family Farm Marker
Fowler Family Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, May 21, 2012
4. Fowler Family Farm Marker
Fowler Family Farm House image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, May 21, 2012
5. Fowler Family Farm House
Built in 1922
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 843 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. 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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