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

The Goulding House

circa mid-1800s

 
 
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By David Seibert, May 27, 2013
1. The Goulding House Marker
Inscription. Once called Colonial Place this became the home of author, inventor, naturalist, and retired Presbyterian minister Dr. Francis R. Goulding (1810-1881) of Liberty County. In 1842 he built the first practical sewing machine, but never secured a patent for his invention. He was the first naturalist to notice that Stone Mountain contained some organisms not known to flourish anywhere else in the world He wrote Marooner’s Island a story of childhood adventures and several other books while living at Colonial Place in Roswell. A portico and columns were added to the home in 1941 and the house was enlarged and modernized in 1984.
 
Erected by The Roswell Historical Society.
 
Location. 34° 1.635′ N, 84° 21.833′ W. Marker is in Roswell, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is on Goulding Place 0.1 miles west of Canton Street, on the right when traveling west. 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 Robert Goulding (a few steps from this marker); Naylor Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Fowler House (approx. ¼ mile away); Miss Sallie’s Place
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By David Seibert, May 27, 2013
2. The Goulding House Marker
(approx. ¼ mile away); Old Methodist Church (approx. ¼ mile away); C.J. Perry House (approx. ¼ mile away); The Castle (approx. 0.3 miles 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.
 
More about this marker. The marker is numbered 19 in the Roswell Historical Society records, although this number does not appear on the marker itself.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  Books by Dr. Francis R. Gouldimg. (Submitted on February 10, 2018, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
 
Categories. ArchitectureChurches & Religion
 
The Goulding House Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, May 27, 2013
3. The Goulding House Marker
The Goulding House is in the background.
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By David Seibert, April 9, 2008
4. The Goulding House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 8, 2018. This page originally submitted on February 10, 2018, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 50 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 10, 2018, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.
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