Flowery Branch Commercial Historic District - Flowery Branch, GA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
N 34° 11.109 W 083° 55.527
17S E 230385 N 3786554
Quick Description: The Bank of Flowery Branch is located in the heart of the Flowery Branch Commercial District. Flowery Branch is a small community located approximately 50 miles north of Atlanta, GA just west of I-985.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 6/17/2008 1:10:05 PM
Waymark Code: WM40DT
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 12

Long Description:
The Bank of Flowery Branch is located in the heart of the Flowery Branch Commercial District. Flowery Branch is a small community located approximately 50 miles north of Atlanta, GA just west of I-985.

The building dates from 1897 and was built with some Italianate – Elements - source (visit link)

There is a National Register of Historic Places plaque on the front of the building. The building appears to currently be un-occupied. The building is listed

History of Flowery Branch.

1873 Tracks laid from Atlanta to Charlotte
1874 City of Flowery Branch established
1890 Flowery Branch Depot built - 1901 First date Depot thought built
1957 Last scheduled stop
1957 to late 1960s Depot was a flag stop (trains stopped when flagged down)


Flowery Branch Comprehensive Plan, Community Assessment: (visit link)
Name of Historic District (as listed on the NRHP): Flowery Branch Commercial Historic District

Link to nationalregisterofhistoricplaces.com page with the Historic District: [Web Link]

Address:
Located across the street from City Hall. 5506 Main St. Flowery Branch, GA 30542


How did you determine the building to be a contributing structure?: Narrative found on the internet (Link provided below)

Optional link to narrative or database: [Web Link]

NRHP Historic District Waymark (Optional): Not listed

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