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Lost Atlanta Michael Rose

Lost Atlanta

Michael Rose

Published May 1st 2015
ISBN : 9781909815643
Hardcover
144 pages
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A vivid journey back into Atlantas past revealing some of the citys most grievous losses to the wrecking ballOld theaters, hotels, ballparks, civic buildings, and the early transport system of Atlanta are recalled in this book written by anMoreA vivid journey back into Atlantas past revealing some of the citys most grievous losses to the wrecking ballOld theaters, hotels, ballparks, civic buildings, and the early transport system of Atlanta are recalled in this book written by an Atlanta historian and his colleagues at the Atlanta History Center. Listed in chronological order the losses stretch back to 1821 and the Creek Indians. Major events in Atlanta history are covered, such as the Civil War destruction of 1864, the Cotton States International Exposition of 1896, the Great Atlanta Fire of 1917 right though to 1996 and the dismantling of key venues after the 1996 Olympic Games. Sites include: Georgia State Capitol, Ponce de Leon Springs, Jacobs Pharmacy, Candler Race Track, Union Passenger Depot, Kimball House Hotel, Atlanta Crackers, Buttermilk Bottom, Hebrew Orphanage, Henry Grady Hotel, Plaza Park, 1904 Atlanta Terminal Station, The Omni, the Greyhound Bus Terminal, Fort Hood and the Ponder House, Pidemont Hotel, Lake Abana, the Howard Theatre, and ferries across the Chattahoochee.