Primrose Cottage

Primrose Cottage (HM228K)

Location: Roswell, GA 30075 Fulton County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 1', W 84° 21.817'

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1839

Primrose Cottage was the first permanent residence constructed in Roswell. Built for Eliza King Hand, a daughter of town founder Roswell King, the home features a hand-turned fence executed by an English craftsman. The house was designed by Connecticut architect Willis Ball who also designed the Roswell Presbyterian Church. The church was organized at Primrose Cottage. The home was purchased in 1853 by George H. Camp who was Roswell's first postmaster and succeeded Barrington King as the president of the Roswell Manufacturing Company. A later resident was "Nap" Rucker, a knuckleball pitcher for the Brooklyn Dodgers in the early 1900s. He served as Mayor of Roswell in the 1930s.
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HM NumberHM228K
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Placed ByThe Roswell Historical Society
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Date Added Sunday, October 22nd, 2017 at 4:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 743449 N 3767138
Decimal Degrees34.01666667, -84.36361667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 1', W 84° 21.817'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 1' 0" N, 84° 21' 49.02" W
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Area Code(s)404, 678, 770
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 648-674 Mimosa Blvd, Roswell GA 30075, US
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