Forsyth County - Photos


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Vanishing Georgia, Georgia Division of Archives and History, Office of Secretary of State.
You will need to search. Under "Index", enter "Forsth" and "County"
Held by: Georgia Archives, 5800 Jonesboro Road, Morrow, GA 30260

Here is hopefully what you will find:

ID: crk048-85 Caption: Photograph of William Thomas Fowler, Ducktown, Forsyth County, Georgia, ca. 1890

ID: for001 Caption: Photograph of a covered bridge, Forsyth County, Georgia Note: This is Poole's Mill (see Historic Structures, click on Other Structures of Interest)

ID: for002 Caption: Photograph of a man carting hay down the street, Cumming, Forsyth County, Georgia, ca. 1940-1943?

ID: for004 Caption: Photograph of James Lumpkin Heard home, Forsyth County, Georgia, 1895 or 1896
Note: Located in Frogtown1

ID: for006 Caption: Photograph of students posed with teacher, Matt, Forsyth County, Georgia, ca. 189- 1

ID: for007 Caption: Photograph of grading land, Forsyth County, Georgia, 1980 - Grady Howington, tractor operator.

ID: for008 Caption: Photograph of Violet Bagwell and others playing croquet, Forsyth County, Georgia, ca. 1900-1939?
Note: Violet Bagwell was in Sharon, not Shannon

ID: for009-85 Caption: Postcard of Jarrett Fowler Home, Cumming, Forsyth County, Georgia, ca. 1900-1916

ID: hal386 Caption: Photograph of construction on Buford Dam, Forsyth County, Georgia, ca. 1950-1953? 2

1.Frogtown and Matt were both communities that existed along the old Federal Road, now Hwy 369.  Matt around the intersection of 369 and Elmo Road. Frogtown around the intersection of 369 and Old Federal Road by the Etowah River.

2. Buford Dam was built across the Chattahoochee River. The middle of the river is the dividing line between Forsyth County and Gwinnett County.


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