“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 Norcross, 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 (60) Barrow County, GA (36) DeKalb County, GA (113) Forsyth County, GA (10) Fulton County, GA (463) Hall County, GA (27) Jackson County, GA (32) Rockdale County, GA (8) Walton County, GA (19)  GwinnettCounty(60) Gwinnett County (60)  BarrowCounty(36) Barrow County (36)  DeKalbCounty(113) DeKalb County (113)  ForsythCounty(10) Forsyth County (10)  FultonCounty(463) Fulton County (463)  HallCounty(27) Hall County (27)  JacksonCounty(32) Jackson County (32)  RockdaleCounty(8) Rockdale County (8)  WaltonCounty(19) Walton County (19)
Lawrenceville is the county seat for Gwinnett County
Norcross is in Gwinnett County
      Gwinnett County (60)  
      Barrow County (36)  
      DeKalb County (113)  
      Forsyth County (10)  
      Fulton County (463)  
      Hall County (27)  
      Jackson County (32)  
      Rockdale County (8)  
      Walton County (19)  
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1Georgia (Gwinnett County), Norcross — "Holy Row"
Sunset Drive, originally known as Church Street, and later “Holy Row” has a long and storied past. On November 5, 1875 Norman Flavius Cooledge, an educator, bought the parcel of land (currently the site of the Summerour House) on the . . . Map (db m44073) HM
2Georgia (Gwinnett County), Norcross — Brunswick HotelCirca 1870
On this site in 1870, the Brunswick Hotel was constructed. The Hotel was three stories high with wide porches on the first two stories. It had 29 rooms and a restaurant. The Hotel was a destination spot for vacationing Atlantans wanting to escape . . . Map (db m14091) HM
3Georgia (Gwinnett County), Norcross — Historic Baptist ChurchCirca 1884
On May 17, 1872, seventeen people convened in the Community House on Church Street or “Holy Row,” now called Sunset Drive, in the fledgling town of Norcross. During the meeting, this inspired group organized The Baptist Church of Christ . . . Map (db m16961) HM
4Georgia (Gwinnett County), Norcross — National Register of Historic Places – City of Norcross
The Norcross Historic District has been preserved as a 19th century railroad town, and its historical significance has been recognized by the U. S. Department of the Interior through its listing on the National Register of Historic Places on . . . Map (db m35039) HM
5Georgia (Gwinnett County), Norcross — Site of Norcross Presbyterian ChurchCirca 1899
Originally chartered in 1833 by the Fairview Presbyterian Church of Lawrenceville, the church was originally located at the intersection of Beaver Ruin Road and Hopkins Mill Road on land donated by Thomas H. Jones and was known as the Goshen . . . Map (db m23285) HM
6Georgia (Gwinnett County), Norcross — Thrasher ParkNamed for the Founder of Norcross
Norcross was chartered in 1870 through its founder, J.J. "Cousin John" Thrasher, and named for his good friend, Jonathon Norcross, the fourth mayor (1851) of Atlanta. "Cousin John" purchased tracts of land which he subdivided and sold as lots along . . . Map (db m12880) HM
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Nov. 27, 2022