Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Alpharetta in Fulton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

R.J. Webb Building

1907

 
 
R.J. Webb Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, June 6, 2012
1. R.J. Webb Building Marker
Inscription. R.J. Webb built the two-story brick Webb Hotel, later known as the Alpharetta Hotel. The hotel lobby fronted Milton Avenue. Hotel residents included Milton County court attendees and school teachers. Businesses that faced Main Street included Norman and Trammell General Merchants, U.S. Post Office, Alpharetta Bank, Gordon's Department Store, Talmage Burgess Grocery and many others. The hotel operated until the building was razed in the early 1970s.
 
Erected 2008 by City of Alpharetta. (Marker Number 8.)
 
Location. 34° 4.55′ N, 84° 17.68′ W. Marker is in Alpharetta, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street (Georgia Route 9) and Milton Avenue, on the right when traveling south on North Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Alpharetta GA 30009, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Alpharetta Hotel Site (a few steps from this marker); Manning Mercantile (a few steps from this marker); J.J. Webb and Sons Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Alpharetta Business District (within shouting distance of this
R.J. Webb Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, June 6, 2012
2. R.J. Webb Building Marker
Looking north, with North Main Street (Georgia Highway 9) on the right
marker); Webb Guano House (within shouting distance of this marker); Oliver-Waters-McCollum Warehouses (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Milton County (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Alpharetta Business District (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line). 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. The area where the building stood is now a park.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
R.J. Webb Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, June 6, 2012
3. R.J. Webb Building Marker
The marker and the part where the Webb Building stood.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 277 times since then and 17 times this year. 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.
Paid Advertisement