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

Alpharetta Business District

 
 
Alpharetta Business District Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, June 6, 2012
1. Alpharetta Business District Marker
Inscription. South of Jones Alley buildings have housed many businesses including A.G. Carroll store, Shirley Brothers Mercantile c. 1910, Jones Merchandise c. 1914, Teasley Ford Motor dealership, Milton County Bank c. 1910, Q.A. Wills Merchandise, Louie E. Jones Funeral Home c. 1940, Barnett Brothers, Inc. store c. 1950, and Parsons Hardware. The Webb Gin, in operation during the early 1900s, was located behind the complex.
 
Erected 2008 by City of Alpharetta. (Marker Number 15.)
 
Location. 34° 4.492′ N, 84° 17.683′ W. Marker is in Alpharetta, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is on South Main Street (Georgia Route 9) near Jones Alley, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. The marker is on the front of the building, to the right of the entrance. Marker is at or near this postal address: 29 South Main treet, Alpharetta GA 30009, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Alpharetta Business District (a few steps from this marker); Old Milton County (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Alpharetta Business District (within shouting distance of this marker);
Alpharetta Business District Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, June 6, 2012
2. Alpharetta Business District Marker
Oliver-Waters-McCollum Warehouses (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Webb Guano House (about 300 feet away); R.J. Webb Building (about 400 feet away); Alpharetta Hotel Site (about 400 feet away); J.J. Webb and Sons Building (about 400 feet 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. Industry & Commerce
 
Alpharetta Business District Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, June 6, 2012
3. Alpharetta Business District Marker
Alpharetta Business District Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, June 6, 2012
4. Alpharetta Business District Marker
Looking north toward Milton Avenue (and another marker at the other end of the block).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 11, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 220 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 11, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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