“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Duluth, Georgia

Clickable Map of Gwinnett County, Georgia and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Gwinnett County, GA (96) Barrow County, GA (37) DeKalb County, GA (112) Forsyth County, GA (10) Fulton County, GA (513) Hall County, GA (27) Jackson County, GA (32) Rockdale County, GA (11) Walton County, GA (21)  GwinnettCounty(96) Gwinnett County (96)  BarrowCounty(37) Barrow County (37)  DeKalbCounty(112) DeKalb County (112)  ForsythCounty(10) Forsyth County (10)  FultonCounty(513) Fulton County (513)  HallCounty(27) Hall County (27)  JacksonCounty(32) Jackson County (32)  RockdaleCounty(11) Rockdale County (11)  WaltonCounty(21) Walton County (21)
Lawrenceville is the county seat for Gwinnett County
Duluth is in Gwinnett County
      Gwinnett County (96)  
      Barrow County (37)  
      DeKalb County (112)  
      Forsyth County (10)  
      Fulton County (513)  
      Hall County (27)  
      Jackson County (32)  
      Rockdale County (11)  
      Walton County (21)  
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1 Georgia, Gwinnett County, Duluth — 67-1 — Home of Alice Harrell Strickland - Georgia's First Woman Mayor
Alice Harrell Strickland (1859-1947) and her husband Henry built this home in 1898. The Stricklands raised seven children before Henry’s death in 1917. Mrs. Strickland then became a community leader. With her service as Mayor of Duluth in 1922-23, . . . Map (db m21583) HM
2 Georgia, Gwinnett County, Duluth — Passenger Coach No. 3780
This all-steel passenger coach was built for the Southern Railway System by the Bethlehem Steel Corporation in 1924. It has a seating capacity of 72. Withdrawn from service in 1959 for presentation by the Southern Railway System to this rail . . . Map (db m113842) HM
3 Georgia, Gwinnett County, Duluth — 067-2A — Peachtree Road
At Fort Daniel on Hog Mountain, about 12 miles NE, began the original Peachtree Road to the village of Standing Peachtree on the Chattahoochee River. This old road was opened to haul military supplies to the river. These were to be floated . . . Map (db m21577) HM
4 Georgia, Gwinnett County, Duluth — Spreader #JX635
Built: 1926 Builder: O.F. Jordan Company Built For: MacDougald Construction Co. Class: Knuckle Brace Weight: 85,000 lbs The Spreader was a railroad car designed to spread or shape ballast profiles as well as clear snow in winter. The . . . Map (db m113897) HM
5 Georgia, Gwinnett County, Duluth — Steam Locomotion at High Tide!
Steam Locomotion at High Tide! "Born of a railroad, Atlanta grew as its railroads grew." Margaret Mitchell in "Gone With The Wind." In March 1926, the 290, a Pacific type 4-6-2 steam passenger engine, was delivered to the Atlanta and . . . Map (db m113844) HM
6 Georgia, Gwinnett County, Duluth — The History of the Miniature Train CompanyThe Southeastern Railway Museum
Many of us can fondly recall the small train sets that operated at fairs, zoos, parks and yes, even the occasional drive in theater. Trains such as this reached their peak popularity during the 1950s & 1960s. Several years ago, two such part . . . Map (db m70643) HM
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Mar. 3, 2024