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

David and Frances Cotting

 
 
David and Frances Cotting Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, February 15, 2014
1. David and Frances Cotting Marker
Inscription.  This site was known as the Cotting Estate in the mid 1800’s. David Cotting, teacher, editor and lawyer, served as Secretary of State from 1868-1873. He was also a member of the Constitutional Convention. Frances Cotting lived here after her husband’s death in 1874. Cotting Court was built in 2001.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationGovernment & Politics. A significant historical year for this entry is 1874.
 
Location. 33° 46.842′ N, 84° 23.109′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is on Peachtree Place NE 0 miles west of Crescent Avenue NE, on the right when traveling east. The marker stands about 100 feet west of Crescent Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Atlanta GA 30309, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Margaret Mitchell House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Academy of Medicine (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Redeemer (approx. 0.4 miles away); Sector of Siege Line (approx. 0.4 miles away); James J. Andrews (approx. half a mile
David and Frances Cotting Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, February 15, 2014
2. David and Frances Cotting Marker
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away); The Georgian Terrace Hotel (approx. 0.6 miles away); Booker T. Washington (approx. 0.6 miles away); Cotton States Exposition of 1895 (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlanta.
 
Regarding David and Frances Cotting. Cotting Court, mentioned in the text, is a seven story luxury condominium building.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 16, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 24, 2017, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 177 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 24, 2017, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.

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