Daily Archive: May 4, 2021

William Root House in Marietta wins state recognition

One of the oldest homes in the Atlanta area, the Root House originally was the home of early Cobb County settlers Hannah and William Root from 1845 to 1886.

The house and property have been restored to their circa 1860 appearance.

Visitor hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays at 80 N. Marietta Parkway NW, Marietta near the Marietta Square, with ticket prices from $7 to $9.

Threatened by demolition in the 1980s, the house was moved in 1990 by Cobb Landmarks & Historical Society and renovated for use as a house museum, depicting middle-class life in

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