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Forsyth County Courthouse Cornerstone Removed

 
 
Forsyth County Courthouse Cornerstone Removed Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 25, 2021
1. Forsyth County Courthouse Cornerstone Removed Marker
Inscription.  Cornerstone removed from Courthouse built in 1905 and destroyed by fire in November, 1973
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Disasters. A significant historical month for this entry is November 1973.
 
Location. 34° 12.368′ N, 84° 8.37′ W. Marker is in Cumming, Georgia, in Forsyth County. Marker is at the intersection of Veterans Memorial Boulevard (Georgia Route 9) and West Maple Street (Georgia Route 20), on the right when traveling south on Veterans Memorial Boulevard. Located next to the Forsyth County Courthouse Annex. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 W Courthouse Sq, Cumming GA 30040, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lynching in America / Lynching in Forsyth County (here, next to this marker); Forsyth County War Memorial (here, next to this marker); Forsyth County (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonel William Cumming (within shouting distance of this marker); Cumming Historic Cemetery (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cumming School (approx. 0.2 miles
Forsyth County Courthouse Cornerstone Removed Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 25, 2021
2. Forsyth County Courthouse Cornerstone Removed Marker
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away); Old Federal Road (approx. 5 miles away); Fowler Family Farm (approx. 5.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumming.
 
Also see . . .  Photo of 1905 Courthouse. (Submitted on April 29, 2021, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Masonic markings on side of cornerstone. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 25, 2021
3. Masonic markings on side of cornerstone.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 29, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 29, 2021, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 29, 2021, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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