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

Phillips Homestead

 

—A City of Milton Historic Site —

 
Phillips Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 2, 2018
1. Phillips Homestead Marker
Inscription. Abner Phillips and wife Nancy Beck came to this area in the early 1830s, eventually acquiring 240 acres. She died in 1837 In 1841, he married Nancy Broadwell. The two unions produced 15 children. Five sons served in the Civil War. Only one survived. Construction of the house began in 1859 and was completed in 1862, shortly after Abner's death. The family lived in a log cabin behind the house until the home was completed. Abner was a founding member of both Providence Baptist Church and Boiling Springs Primitive Baptist Church
 
Erected 2018 by the City of Milton, Georgia.
 
Location. 34° 7.867′ N, 84° 19.164′ W. Marker is in Milton, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is on Freemanville Road 0.1 miles north of Phillips Circle, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 14390 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. half a mile away); Willis Cass Tucker, Jr Home (approx. half a mile away); Dinsmore Barn (approx. 0.8 miles away); Walker Barn (approx. 0.8 miles away);
The Phillips Homestead (marker is difficult to see from the road). image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 2, 2018
2. The Phillips Homestead (marker is difficult to see from the road).
Providence Baptist Church (approx. 1.3 miles away); Hagood Store (approx. 1.6 miles away); Double Branch Voting District Courthouse (approx. 2.3 miles away); Boiling Springs Primitive Baptist Church (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milton.
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsWar, US Civil
 
 
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 74 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 3, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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