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

Summit School

 

A City of Milton Historic Site

 
Summit School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 2, 2018
1. Summit School Marker
Inscription. Near this location stood the Summit School, one of the earliest public schools in rural Milton County. In 1895, A.S. Cantrell and John Cowart donated one acre each to the Trustees of the Summit School to erect a public school house. In 1908, The Trustees sold the two acres to the Milton County Board of Education for $225. The exact location of the school is unknown. The two room frame structure clad with clapboard siding had a fireplace in each room. The school closed around 1931.
 
Erected 2018 by the City of Milton, Georgia.
 
Location. 34° 7.453′ N, 84° 19.143′ W. Marker is in Milton, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is on Summit Road 0.3 miles east of Freemanville Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1335 Summit Road, Alpharetta GA 30004, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Willis Cass Tucker, Jr Home (approx. 0.3 miles away); Phillips Homestead (approx. half a mile away); Walker Barn (approx. half a mile away); Dinsmore Barn (approx. 0.7 miles away); Providence Baptist Church
Near location of the former Summit School. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 2, 2018
2. Near location of the former Summit School.
(approx. 1.1 miles away); Hagood Store (approx. 1.3 miles away); Spence House (approx. 2 miles away); Rucker Cotton Gin (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milton.
 
Categories. Education
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 3, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 3, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 69 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 3, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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