Rockmart in Polk County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Rockmart Slate House
has been placed on the
of Historic Places
by the United States
Department of the Interior
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1880.
Location. 33° 59.803′ N, 85° 3.163′ W. Marker is in Rockmart, Georgia, in Polk County. Marker is on Church Street north of South Marble Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 111 Church St, Rockmart GA 30153, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rockmart Memorial Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Van Wert Polk County (approx. ¾ mile away); Logan’s 15th Corps at Swaintown (approx. 3 miles away); Davis & Dodge at Peek’s Spring (approx. 3.6 miles away); Army of the Tenn. To Dallas (approx. 6.4 miles away); Taylorsville High School (approx. 7½ miles away); Stilesboro Academy (approx. 10.7 miles away); The Army of the Cumberland at Stilesboro (approx. 10.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rockmart.
Regarding Rockmart Slate House.
The Rockmart Slate House building is one of the two oldest surviving buildings in Rockmart, Northwest Georgia. Once called the Cummings building, it was built around 1860-1880 from the slate in the Rock Market.
Also see . . .
1. Rockmart Downtown Historic District
2. The History of Rockmart Georgia Slate. Slate mined in the area around Rockmart (whose name was shortened from "Rock Market") has been used worldwide since the 1850s. (Rockmart Slate House) (Submitted on May 10, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 10, 2022. It was originally submitted on May 10, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 127 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 10, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.