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Alpharetta in Fulton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Dodd Hotel

circa 1870

 
 
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By David Seibert, June 6, 2012
1. Dodd Hotel Marker
Inscription. Dodd Hotel was owned by James Madison Dodd, a businessman and Milton County Constable. He was born in 1828 and died in 1895. Dodd operated a livery stable and barn on the north side of Dodd Hotel Street, now Milton Avenue. The hotel boarded cotton traders, drummers, court attendees and teachers. The two-story frame building was surrounded by flower and vegetable gardens. Dodd's wife, Sara Ann, prepared meals for the guests. Their daughter, Minnie Olivia, worked in the hotel and died in 1936. The hotel operated until the 1940s.
 
Erected 2008 by City of Alpharetta. (Marker Number 11.)
 
Location. 34° 4.546′ N, 84° 17.778′ W. Marker is in Alpharetta, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is at the intersection of Milton Avenue and Roswell Street, on the right when traveling east on Milton Avenue. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 120 Milton Avenue, Alpharetta GA 30009, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Webb Guano House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Oliver-Waters-McCollum Warehouses (about 300 feet away); Alpharetta Hotel Site (about 500 feet away); Manning Mercantile
Dodd Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, June 6, 2012
2. Dodd Hotel Marker
(about 500 feet away); R.J. Webb Building (about 500 feet away); Alpharetta Business District (about 600 feet away); J.J. Webb and Sons Building (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Alpharetta Business District (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Alpharetta.
 
More about this marker. The marker is part of the Alpharetta “History Walk,” a walking tour of historic sites in the city.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Dodd Hotel image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, June 6, 2012
3. Dodd Hotel
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 226 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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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