Cartersville in Bartow County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Home of Sam P Jones
Erected by Works Progress Administration (WPA).
Marker series. This marker is included in the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects marker series.
Location. 34° 9.921′ N, 84° 48.158′ W. Marker is in Cartersville, Georgia, in Bartow County. Marker is on West Cherokee Avenue 0.1 miles west of South Bartow Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 224 West Cherokee Avenue, Cartersville GA 30120, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of Sam Jones' Tabernacle (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bartow County (approx. 0.3 miles away); God Bless America Private First Class Jerry Wayne Gentry (approx. 0.4 miles away); Tribute on Monument / 38 Names on Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); Friendship Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); Old Bartow County Courthouse (approx. 0.4 miles away); Amos T. Akerman (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cartersville.
Regarding Home of Sam P Jones. "Rose Lawn," Jones' home, was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973 and was purchased by Bartow County in 1978 after local citizens mounted a drive to save the house. It is operated as a house museum to house the writings of Sam Jones and Rebecca Latimer Felton, the first woman to serve in the U.S. Senate.
Also see . . . Biography of Sam P. Jones. Wikipedia article. (Submitted on August 19, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
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