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

Historic Roswell Square Bicentennial Restoration Project

 
 
Historic Roswell Square Bicentennial Restoration Project Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, April 9, 2008
1. Historic Roswell Square Bicentennial Restoration Project Marker
Inscription. For years called “The Park,” this area was set aside by Roswell’s founders. Present walks duplicate original paths. President Theodore Roosevelt spoke here from a bandstand in 1905. Historic Roswell Square Bicentennial Restoration Project (Bandstand and Fountain) was dedicated by Senator Herman E. Talmadge, July 4, 1976.

City of Roswell
W. L. Mabry, Jr., Mayor

Councilmen
Luther S. Colbert Harold E. Smith
Ralph DeLong Don White
Winston L. Dobbs Frank M. Wilbanks
Wilbur K. Avera, City Administrator
G. W. Johnson, Director Parks and Recreation

Roswell Bicentennial Committee

Rose J. Polatty, Chairman
Janet W. Russell, Executive Director
Frances McGahee, Treasurer
Joyce Dow, Secretary

 
Location. Marker has been reported permanently removed. It was located near 34° 0.917′ N, 84° 21.783′ W. Marker was in Roswell, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker was at the intersection of Atlanta Street (Georgia Route 9) and Park Square Court, on the right when traveling south on Atlanta Street. Touch for map. The marker formerly stood at the northeast corner of the Roswell Town Square. Marker was 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 location. John Dunwoody (within shouting distance of this marker); Archibald Smith (within shouting distance of this marker); Nathaniel A. Pratt (within shouting distance of this marker); Elizabeth King Hand (within shouting distance of this marker); James S. Bulloch (within shouting distance of this marker); Barrington King (within shouting distance of this marker); Holly Hill (within shouting distance of this marker); Roswell Town Square (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Roswell.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 31, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 31, 2017, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 74 times since then and 41 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on December 31, 2017, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.
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