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

Brantley-Newton House

1919

 
 
Brantley-Newton House Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, May 27, 2013
1. Brantley-Newton House Marker
Inscription. Built for D.H. Bradley by noted Atlanta architect Neel Reid, a Roswell resident from 1917-1926. The home exhibits Reidís sense of scale and proportion. A later occupant was Charles Newton, a teacher at Roswell High School for 28 years and the schoolís first basketball coach.
 
Erected by The Roswell Historical Society.
 
Location. 34° 1.267′ N, 84° 21.8′ W. Marker is in Roswell, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is at the intersection of Mimosa Boulevard and Pratt Street, on the right when traveling south on Mimosa Boulevard. Touch for map. 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. Francis J. Minhinnett House (within shouting distance of this marker); Pastorium (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Great Oaks (about 500 feet away); The Castle (about 700 feet away); Roswellís Distinguished Men (about 700 feet away); Roswell Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pleasant Hill Baptist Church (approx. ľ mile away); The Archibald Smith Plantation Home, Outbuildings and Grounds (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Roswell.
 
Regarding Brantley-Newton House.
Brantley-Newton House Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, May 27, 2013
2. Brantley-Newton House Marker
The Brantley-Newton House has recently been restored.
 
Also see . . .  More on Neel Reid. Reid is considered by many to have been Atlanta's finest Colonial Revival architect. The work of Reid and his firm (with Hal Hentz and later Philip Trammell Shutze, the leading architect of what architectural historian and author William R. Mitchell Jr. has called the Georgia School of Classicism. (Submitted on October 24, 2017, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.) 
 
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Brantley-Newton House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, May 27, 2013
3. Brantley-Newton House and Marker
Brantley-Newton House image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, May 27, 2013
4. Brantley-Newton House
Neel Reid's Grave image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, January 17, 2006
5. Neel Reid's Grave
Neel Reid died from a brain tumor at 41, and is buried in Rose Hill Cemetery in Macon, Georgia. His monument was designed by Philip Shutze.
 
 
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 64 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 24, 2017, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.
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