Historic Markers Across Georgia



Six Industrial Giants



Marker ID: GHM 022-5
Location: located at the City Hall at Tanner and Newton Sts, Carrollton, GA.
County: Carroll
Coordinates: N 33° 34.788    W 085° 4.389
  33.5798    -85.07315
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM3R7P
Six Industrial Giants  Marker  



Text:

Born within a few miles of each other were six people who are recognized as giants of industry in the southeast. Asa G. Candler of Villa Rica was founder and first president of Coca-Cola; Sam Candler Dobbs, president of Coca-Cola; Arthur Acklen, president of Coca-Cola; Warren Sewell, father of men´s clothing manufacturing in the south. D.W. Brooks started the Georgia Cotton Cooperative which became Gold Kist and Roy Richards developed Southwire into one of the largest wire companies in the world.

GHM 022-5 GEORGIA HISTORIC MARKER 1983



 

 

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