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

B. F. Shirley Home

circa 1910

 
 
B. F. Shirley Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, June 7, 2012
1. B. F. Shirley Home Marker
Inscription. This Queen Anne home was built by Mr. Benjamin Franklin Shirley using a Sears Roebuck house pattern. Features include a nine-room interior, a veranda, and exterior stairs leading to the second floor. Renovations have been made, but the original building structure has not been altered. The Alpharetta Woman’s Club purchased the house in 1962 and paid the bank loan with funds raised from community projects.
 
Erected 2010 by City of Alpharetta.
 
Location. 34° 4.752′ N, 84° 17.45′ W. Marker is in Alpharetta, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is on Cumming Street 0 miles east of Manning Drive, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 112 Cumming Street, Alpharetta GA 30009, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lewis-Manning House (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Norman House (approx. 0.2 miles away); New Prospect Campground (approx. 0.2 miles away); Alpharetta First United Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Baptist Church of Alpharetta (approx. ¼ mile away); J.J. Webb and Sons Building
B. F. Shirley Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, June 7, 2012
2. B. F. Shirley Home Marker
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Manning Mercantile (approx. 0.3 miles away); Alpharetta Hotel Site (approx. 0.3 miles 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
 
B. F. Shirley Home image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, June 7, 2012
3. B. F. Shirley Home
B. F. Shirley Home image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, June 7, 2012
4. B. F. Shirley Home
The house viewed from Cumming Street
 
 
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