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

The Castle

circa 1839

 
 
The Castle Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, May 27, 2013
1. The Castle Marker
Inscription. Site of the home of Roswell King, the founder of Roswell, Georgia. A now-vanished large log dwelling sheltered King, his family, and friends until their own homes could be built in the new village. He died in 1844 before building a permanent home for himself. He is buried in Founders Cemetery in Roswell.
 
Erected by The Roswell Historical Society.
 
Location. 34° 1.383′ N, 84° 21.783′ W. Marker is in Roswell, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is at the intersection of Magnolia Street and Mimosa Boulevard, on the right on Magnolia Street. Touch for map. The marker stands at the northeast corner of the intersection. Marker is in this post office area: Roswell GA 30075, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pastorium (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Brantley-Newton House (about 700 feet away); Francis J. Minhinnett House (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Archibald Smith Plantation Home, Outbuildings and Grounds (approx. 0.2 miles away); Great Oaks (approx. ¼ mile away); Roswell’s Distinguished Men (approx.
The Castle Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, May 27, 2013
2. The Castle Marker
Looking west on Magnolia Street; Mimosa Boulevard is the cross street.
¼ mile away); Francis Robert Goulding (approx. 0.3 miles away); Roswell Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Roswell.
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 24, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 24, 2017, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 76 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 24, 2017, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.
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