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

The Old Bricks

 
 
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By David Seibert, August 15, 2009
1. The Old Bricks Marker
Inscription. Erected in 1839 for workers in the Roswell Cotton Mill, these apartments were the first built in the South and are believed to be the oldest in the United States.

They served briefly as a hospital for wounded Federal soldiers in 1864.

The Roswell Library Association was formed in 1955 to purchase, preserve and restore this building; to provide at the same time ample library facilities for the community.
 
Erected 1958 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 060-120.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 34° 0.92′ N, 84° 21.682′ W. Marker is in Roswell, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is at the intersection of Sloan Street and Mill Street, on the right when traveling east on Sloan Street. 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. Roswell Factory (a few steps from this marker); Holly Hill (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bulloch Hall (about 700 feet away); Primrose Cottage (approx.
The Old Bricks Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, August 15, 2009
2. The Old Bricks Marker
One of the apartments is to the right. The "Roswell Factory" marker can be seen under the tree, at the corner of Mill Street.
0.2 miles away); Barrington Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Roswell Presbyterian Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Roswell’s Distinguished Men (approx. 0.3 miles away); Founders' Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Roswell.
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USIndustry & CommerceWar, US Civil
 
The Old Bricks Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, August 15, 2009
3. The Old Bricks Marker
Four of the apartments can be seen to the right
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By David Seibert, April 10, 2008
4. The Old Bricks
The group of four apartments, on Sloan Street to the east of Mill Street
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By David Seibert, August 15, 2009
5. The Old Bricks
Two of the apartments grouped to the west of Mill Street
The History of the Old Bricks image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, August 15, 2009
6. The History of the Old Bricks
This is a sign located at the corner of Mill Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 17, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,112 times since then and 61 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 17, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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