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

Skelton-Teasley House

1856

 
 
Skelton-Teasley House Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, June 6, 2012
1. Skelton-Teasley House Marker
Inscription. The brick home was built for the family of Dr. Oliver P. Skelton, physician, postmaster and Ordinary of Milton County. His son-in-law John I. Teasley, a cotton planter, subsequently occupied it. This Greek Revival style house has four rooms, a central hall, heart pine flooring, and twelve inch walls that flare to forty-eight inches at the foundation. The four fireplaces share an interior wall but have separate chimneys. One of the original mantles remains. The home sits on one of the highest points in Alpharetta.
 
Erected 2008 by City of Alpharetta. (Marker Number 13.)
 
Location. 34° 4.427′ N, 84° 17.821′ W. Marker is in Alpharetta, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is on Roswell Street 0 miles south of Old Roswell Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 61 Roswell Street, Alpharetta GA 30009, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dodd Hotel (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Alpharetta Business District (about 800 feet away); a different marker also named Alpharetta Business District (approx. 0.2 miles away); Oliver-Waters-McCollum Warehouses
Skelton-Teasley House Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, June 6, 2012
2. Skelton-Teasley House Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Future Farmers of America Log Cabin (approx. 0.2 miles away); Webb Guano House (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Future Farmers of America Log Cabin (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Milton County (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alpharetta.
 
More about this marker. The marker is part of the Alpharetta “History Walk,” a walking tour of historic sites in the city.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Skelton-Teasley House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, June 6, 2012
3. Skelton-Teasley House and Marker
Skelton-Teasley House image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, June 6, 2012
4. Skelton-Teasley House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 8, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 264 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 8, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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