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Atlanta Churches - Part I

This week, we're focusing on five downtown Atlanta churches - how they came to be, when were they built and what stories they hold. Learn about Father's O'Reilly's act of heroism, ...

Chattahoochee Brick

The end of the Civil War marked the end of slavery in the US...right? In the last few years, books and documentaries are educating Americans on what really happened. In all Souther...

The Cascade Mansion (1860) and the Willis House (1840) are both owned by Lt. Colonel Perry Bennett, who can make a war-history-lover out of anyone. This week, I am sharing the info...

Great Fire of 1917

Every city seems to have their story of a great fire, and Atlanta is no different. In 1917, over the course of 10 hours, we would lose 73 square blocks, more than 300 acres, 1938 b...

Collier Heights

Collier Heights development began slowly in the 1910s, with homes for white Atlantans. As WWII came to a close and housing shortages hit the city, African Americans began to purcha...

Women of Sweet Auburn

When we share the history of Atlanta, so many stories are focused on men. I myself was guilty...until a women's real estate group asked me to tell the stories of the women of Aubur...

The first post-World War II, Neo-Nazi group in America organized right here in Atlanta. Only in formal existence for one year, the Columbians were still able to inflict fear, hatre...

Did you know that Peachtree Street was once lined with the grand mansions of Atlanta's elite? And did you know that only six are left (five in their original locations)? This week,...

They share a name, yet demonstrate two different Atlanta suburban development styles - the streetcar and the automobile. With a few homes dating back 150 years, these two Atlanta n...

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