Historic Markers Across Georgia

R. J. Webb Building - c. 1907

Marker ID:  8
Location: Corner of Milton Avenue and Highway 9, Alpharetta, GA
County: Fulton
Coordinates: N 34° 04.552    W 084° 17.683
  34.07586666    -84.29471666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMEK5D
R. J. Webb Building - c. 1907  Marker  


R.J. Webb built the two-story brick Webb Hotel, later known as the Alpharetta Hotel. The hotel lobby fronted Milton Avenue. Hotel residents included Milton County court attendees and school teachers. Businesses that faced Main Street included Norman and Trammell General Merchants, U.S. Post Office, Alpharetta Bank, Gordon's Department Store, Talmage Burgess Grocery and many others. The hotel operated until the building was razed in the early 1970s.


R. J. Webb Building - c. 1907


This marker is on the Alpharetta, GA, walking tour. Brochure and a map of the markers is available at the Alpharetta Visitors Centers at 178 South Main Street.