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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM22EC_willeo-baptist-church_Roswell-GA.html
Named after a well known local Native American, Willeo, who lived along present-day Willeo Creek in the early 1800s. According to legend, he may have been an original church member. Willeo Baptist has played an important role in the Christian life…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM22E8_bulloch-hall_Roswell-GA.html
Major James Stephen Bulloch Greek Revival, circa 1840
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM22DS_hembree-farm_Roswell-GA.html
In the 1830s, Amariah Hembree brought his family here from South Carolina to farm the former Cherokee lands. His son, James, a carpenter, built this house. James' brother Elihu and his descendants lived on this land for 8 generations. They raised …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM22BA_old-roswell-cemetery_Roswell-GA.html
This cemetery is located on the site of the Mt. Carmel Methodist Church which was established in 1836. The church was a log cabin built on the highest point of these cemetery grounds. It no longer stands. Many early settlers of the Roswell area …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM22B9_pleasant-hill-baptist-church_Roswell-GA.html
Pleasant Hill Baptist Church traces its roots to as early as 1836 when Amariah Hembree organized Lebanon Baptist Church in his home near the town of Lebanon, Georgia. Church records show that Burl Hembree, a negro slave, was ordained to preach and…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM22AX_original-mill_Roswell-GA.html
Original mill destroyed by General Sherman's forces in 1864. Mill rebuilt on present site in 1882. Destroyed by lightning in 1929. Rebuilt and continued operation until July, 1975.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM22AW_pleasant-hill-cemetery_Roswell-GA.html
Pleasant Hill Baptist Church traces its roots to as early as 1836 in the Lebanon Baptist Church. Sometime after 1847 the Black congregation of that church organized the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church on a site near this cemetery. The church building…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM22A7_kilpatricks-cavalry-on-the-newnan-stage-road_Atlanta-GA.html
On November 14, 1864, the third cavalry of General Sherman's Military Division of the Mississippi [USA], Brig. General Judson L. Kilpatrick, [USA], 5500 men and 6 guns, marched from Marietta via Mayson-Turner Ferry (Bankhead Highway bridge) and bi…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM229V_the-fowler-house_Roswell-GA.html
Originally constructed by a Cherokee Indian as a one room cottage with a fireplace. It was enlarged and the front entrance turned to face Canton Street in the early 1900s. The house was occupied for many years by Mr. & Mrs. Charles C. Fowler, rela…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM229U_miss-sallies-place_Roswell-GA.html
Two sisters, Miss Sallie Kimball and Mrs. V.L. Williams lived in this house which operated as the first boarding house in Roswell for a period of time. It had six bedrooms, each with a coal burning fireplace. Visiting ministers were welcome to com…
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