Author: Dotty Etris

A Picturesque Christmas Holiday in Roswell [caption id="" align="alignright" width="200"] Canton Street[/caption] No experience is quite as special as a Southern Christmas, and Roswell, Georgia is bursting with holiday spirit. Just north of Atlanta, Roswell is perfect for a charming weekend getaway or an afternoon filled with adventure. The...

Roswell Fire Department [caption id="attachment_217089" align="alignright" width="380"] Collage of Roswell Fire Department Photos[/caption] February 20, 1937, the first Roswell Fire Department was organized with C. W. Hughs as fire chief and 27 other members, all volunteers. A siren on top of City Hall and someone riding around...

Roswell's Mill Legacy [caption id="attachment_217099" align="alignright" width="380"] Roswell Mills[/caption] The first cotton mill for the Roswell Manufacturing Company was opened in 1839. Power for the mill was provided by harnessing the water power from Vickery Creek. By the Civil War, two cotton mills and one woolen mill...

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