Marsh-Warthen House

Marsh-Warthen House (HM8IP)

Location: LaFayette, GA 30728 Walker County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 42.55', W 85° 16.867'

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c. 1836

The Marsh-Warthen House, circa 1836, was built by Spencer Stewart Marsh, a prominent and influential merchant and statesman who donated land for JohnB. Gordon Hall. Marsh, with two other businessmen, founded Trion Factory, a major cotton mill. In 1863 the Marshes sought refuge in Cassville andreturned after the war to find blood stained floors and hoof marks from`Federal Cavalry horses in the hallway. After remaining in the Marsh family foronly 150 years, the house was owned by the Clements, descendants of a Walker County pioneer family.This property is listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior
HM NumberHM8IP
Placed ByUnited States Department of the Interior
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Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 12:03pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 657412 N 3842136
Decimal Degrees34.70916667, -85.28111667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 42.55', W 85° 16.867'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 42' 33.00" N, 85° 16' 52.02" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 310-312 N Main St, LaFayette GA 30728, US
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