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

Roswell Town Square

circa 1840

 
 
Roswell Town Square Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, May 27, 2013
1. Roswell Town Square Marker
Inscription.  The Square was part of town founder Roswell King’s original town plan and is the center of the Roswell Historic District. The District was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973. President Theodore Roosevelt visited Roswell, his mother’s girlhood home, in 1905 and addressed the citizens of Roswell from a bandstand on the Square.
 
Erected by The Roswell Historical Society.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #26 Theodore Roosevelt series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1840.
 
Location. 34° 0.897′ N, 84° 21.812′ W. Marker is in Roswell, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is at the intersection of Mimosa Boulevard and Bulloch Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Mimosa Boulevard. The marker is by the sidewalk leading to the fountain from Mimosa Boulevard on the west side of the Roswell Town Square. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Roswell GA 30075, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bulloch Hall (a few steps from this marker); Barrington King
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(a few steps from this marker); Elizabeth King Hand (a few steps from this marker); James S. Bulloch (within shouting distance of this marker); John Dunwoody (within shouting distance of this marker); Archibald Smith (within shouting distance of this marker); Holly Hill (within shouting distance of this marker); Nathaniel A. Pratt (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Roswell.
 
Roswell Town Square Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, May 27, 2013
2. Roswell Town Square Marker
The fountain in the center of the Roswell Town Square is in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 29, 2017. It was originally submitted on December 29, 2017, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 262 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 29, 2017, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.

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Oct. 4, 2023