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

Alpharetta Business District

 
 
Alpharetta Business District Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, June 6, 2012
1. Alpharetta Business District Marker
Inscription. One South Main Street housed a general merchandise store operated by J.A. Oliver until 1920. Later it became Jones Grocery, Lively Grocery and Talmage Burgess Grocery. In the mid 1950s, Phillips Variety Store opened. Three South Main Street has housed drug stores, soda fountains and restaurants. These businesses were owned at different times by the Devore, Mayfield, Waters, Thomas, Shaw, Kirby, Goswick and Reese families. Offices occupied the upstairs. Nine South Main Street was known as Seale Corner. Businesses included Teasley Store, John M. Martin Grocery, John Johnson Store and Moore Store.
 
Erected 2008 by City of Alpharetta. (Marker Number 16.)
 
Location. 34° 4.527′ N, 84° 17.667′ W. Marker is in Alpharetta, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street (Georgia Route 9) and Milton Avenue, on the right when traveling south on South Main Street. Click for map. The marker is on the building at 1 South Main Street, at the north corner of the building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 South Main Street, Alpharetta GA 30009, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Milton County (within shouting distance of this marker); R.J. Webb Building
Alpharetta Business District Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, June 6, 2012
2. Alpharetta Business District Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); J.J. Webb and Sons Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Alpharetta Hotel Site (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Alpharetta Business District (within shouting distance of this marker); Oliver-Waters-McCollum Warehouses (within shouting distance of this marker); Manning Mercantile (within shouting distance of this marker); Webb Guano House (within shouting distance of this marker). 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. Industry & Commerce
 
Alpharetta Business District Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, June 6, 2012
3. Alpharetta Business District Marker
Alpharetta Business District Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, June 6, 2012
4. Alpharetta Business District Marker
The side wall faces Milton Avenue.
 
 
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