Howell's Mills GHM 060-51, Fulton County
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GA Cacher
N 33° 49.417 W 084° 24.956
16S E 739156 N 3745602
Quick Description: Howell's Mills State Historical Marker Located on Howell Mill Rd. at Peachtree Creek bridge, Atlanta
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 10/6/2007 11:13:46 PM
Waymark Code: WM2BB3
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
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Long Description:

HOWELL'S MILLS

A notable ante-bellum land-mark established 1852, by Judge Clark
Howell (1811-1882). Two buildings -- grist and sash-sawmills --
which stood on the N. bank, and in the bend of, Peachtree Cr.
1000 ft. west of the present bridge.

The old road crossed the creek on a wooden bridge to the west of
the present highway and bridge. Surviving the war, the mills
burned in 1879. They were the center of a rural community
with a P.O. (1876-1891). Another enterprise was Foster's
Woolen Mill, established circa 1880 -- which stood
on the S. bank of the creek, to the W. of this marker.

060-51 GEORGIA HISTORICAL MARKER 1989

Type of Marker: Highway

Marker #: 060-51

Date: 1989

Sponsor: Not listed

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