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Abortion

This week, we’re talking about three people, Dr. Grafton Gardner, Dr. Rosa Monnish and Otis Lee, that performed abortions in Atlanta, from the 1880s through the 1940s. Who they wer...

Fernbank Forest (Mini)

Fernbank Forest is a 65-acre, old-growth forest with white oaks, tulip poplars, loblolly pines, American beech, different oaks, hickory and maples, some that are several hundred ye...

Grove Park

This week, we're talking about Grove Park, which with the new Quarry Park and Microsoft headquarters announcement, has been thrusted into the headlines recently. Named for patent-m...

Nancy Hanks Train (Mini)

In 2021, there was a lot of conversation about establishing high speed rail between Savannah and Atlanta, and, like everything else in Atlanta’s history, we’ve tried it before! The...

Bicycles - REPLAY

This week, we’re replaying an episode from the archives - covering Atlanta’s history with the bicycle; its riders, causes, promoters, races, and venues. In the first 50 years of th...

Jitneys (Mini)

In today’s world, we all know what Uber and Lyft is and what they provide, and many cities with highly established and regulated taxi systems have waged constant war against them -...

Katherine Geffcken was born in "the old Piedmont Hospital" in 1927 and lived on Myrtle and West Peachtree Streets, worshipped at All Saints Episcopal and attended Spring Street Sch...

After three years and three months of weekly podcasts, I am changing up the format. A new episode will release every Friday morning, but they will alternate between ‘full length’ a...

Amusement Parks

This week, I am covering some of Atlanta's lesser-known amusement parks. From Walton Springs in the 1840s to the Funtown of 1961. Where were they? What amusements did they have? Al...

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