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

Willis Cass Tucker, Jr Home

 

—A City of Milton Historic Site —

 
Willis Cass Tucker, Jr Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 2, 2018
1. Willis Cass Tucker, Jr Home Marker
Inscription. This clapboard house was built in 1899 by Willis Cass Tucker, Jr., and his wife Dealphia Jane Wheeler on an original 40-acre land lot from the 1832 lottery of Cherokee Indian lands. It typifies turn of the century Georgia farmhouses. Tucker sold it and 30 acres in 1907 to his farmer son Willis Rollin Tucker for $175. Originally of the Folk Victorian with pyramidal roof design, the structure has been gradually converted into a stunning Victorian cottage and wildlife habitat by successive owners. The gingerbread trim, added many years ago, was possibly purchased from a Sears-Roebuck catalog.
 
Erected 2018 by the City of Milton, Georgia.
 
Location. 34° 7.493′ N, 84° 19.491′ W. Marker is in Milton, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is at the intersection of Freemanville Road and Phillips Circle, on the right when traveling south on Freemanville Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 14090 Freemanville Road, Alpharetta GA 30004, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Summit School (approx. 0.3 miles away); Phillips Homestead (approx. half a mile away); Providence Baptist Church (approx.
The former Willis Cass Tucker, Jr Home image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 2, 2018
2. The former Willis Cass Tucker, Jr Home
0.8 miles away); Walker Barn (approx. 0.8 miles away); Dinsmore Barn (approx. one mile away); Hagood Store (approx. 1.6 miles away); Spence House (approx. 2 miles away); Rucker Cotton Gin (approx. 2˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milton.
 
Also see . . .  Alpharetta Patch article on the this and 27 other City of Milton historic markers. (Submitted on June 3, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
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Willis Cass Tucker, Jr Home & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 2, 2018
3. Willis Cass Tucker, Jr Home & Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 3, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 3, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 89 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 3, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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