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

Nix - Bell House

 

A City of Milton Historic Site

 
Nix - Bell House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 2, 2018
1. Nix - Bell House Marker
Inscription. Circa 1896. Early in the 20th Century this house was owned by William Henry (Will) Nix (1886-1953) and Clara Maddox Nix. Clara was the daughter of Dr. Cicero Cincinnatus Maddox a prominent Alpharetta physician. In addition to farming, Nix raised Chester White (O.I.C.) pigs for their lard content The charming single-pen farmhouse features a front porch and a roof with gable fronted dormers. Jim Bell purchased the 23-acre tract in 1976 from Bascomb Samples. In 2011, Bell established a 10-acre certified natural burial ground, Milton Fields, on the property.
 
Erected 2018 by the City of Milton, Georgia.
 
Location. 34° 9.926′ N, 84° 19.568′ W. Marker is in Milton, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is on Birmingham Road 0.3 miles west of Freemanville Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1150 Birmingham 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. Boiling Springs Primitive Baptist Church (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Double Branch Voting District Courthouse (approx. 0.4 miles away); Thomas B. Newton House (approx.
The Nix - Bell House image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 2, 2018
2. The Nix - Bell House
half a mile away); Thomas Byrd House (approx. 2.2 miles away); Phillips Homestead (approx. 2.4 miles away); Hopewell Baptist Church (approx. 2.4 miles away); Willis Cass Tucker, Jr Home (approx. 2.8 miles away); Summit School (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milton.
 
Also see . . .  Website on the Milton Fields Natural Burial Grounds. (Submitted on June 3, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. AnimalsCemeteries & Burial SitesNotable Buildings
 
Nix - Bell House & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 2, 2018
3. Nix - Bell House & Marker
Immediately to right of marker, entrance to the Milton Fields Natural Burial Grounds. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 2, 2018
4. Immediately to right of marker, entrance to the Milton Fields Natural Burial Grounds.
 
 
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 56 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 3, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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