Atlanta in Fulton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Whittier Cotton Mill and Village
Erected 2005 by Georgia Historical Society, Whittier Mill Village Association, Inc., and the City of Atlanta Dept of Parks and Recreation. (Marker Number 60-6.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 48.652′ N, 84° 29.028′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is on Wales Avenue NW 0 miles west of Whittier Avenue NW when traveling north. Touch for map. The marker is in Whittier (city) Park, set back from the street in front of the tower remaining
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Johnstonís Army Crossed the River (approx. 1.5 miles away); Collins Springs Primitive Baptist Church (approx. 1.8 miles away); Artillery Redan (approx. 1.8 miles away); First Shoupade (approx. 1.8 miles away); Second Shoupade (approx. 1.9 miles away); Shoupade Park (approx. 1.9 miles away); Johnstonís River Line (approx. 1.9 miles away); Here Johnstonís River Line Crossed the Rd. (approx. 1.9 miles away).
Regarding Whittier Cotton Mill and Village. Only portions remain of the original mill buildings. One tower has been stabilized as the center of a new city park; the marker is located at this tower. Most of the houses from the mill village remain.
Categories. • Industry & Commerce •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 8, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,183 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 8, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. 3. submitted on May 14, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Christopher Busta-Peck was the editor who published this page.