Milton in Fulton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Rucker Cotton Gin
— A City of Milton Historic Site —
Erected 2018 by the City of Milton, Georgia.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Industry & Commerce • Notable Places. A significant historical year for this entry is 1930.
Location. 34° 5.431′ N, 84° 20.315′ W. Marker is in Milton, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is on Mayfield Road east of Birmingham Highway (Georgia Route 372), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 810 Mayfield Road, Alpharetta GA 30009, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured John B. Broadwell House (within shouting distance of this marker); Broadwell Building (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Reese House (about 600 feet away); Spence House (approx. 0.7 miles away); Providence Baptist Church (approx. 2 miles away); Hembree Farm (approx. 2.1 miles away); Mansell House (approx. 2.3 miles away); Willis Cass Tucker, Jr Home (approx. 2˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milton.
Regarding Rucker Cotton Gin. Joel Jackson (J. J.) Rucker (1880-1960) founded the Rucker Cotton Seed Company circa 1911 in the area known as Crabapple, in present-day Milton, Georgia. The company developed and sold cotton seed both locally and across the cotton belt. J. J. Rucker also built and operated a cotton gin nearby. The company’s assets were sold in 1961.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 3, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 3, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 483 times since then and 71 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 3, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.