On January 18, 1934 renowned Atlanta historian Franklin Garrett was on a patch of property in south Fulton County referred to as the Hornsby place on Butner Road. The property – once owned by Dr. W.J. Hornsby – was situated two miles east of old Campbellton, the once thriving county seat of Campbell … [Read more...]
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I love the beach. The sand, the sparkling water, the sound and smell of the pounding surf, walking the beach with my head down hoping….hoping…. hoping for the perfect shell find. The beach at morning…the beach at night…seafood…even the sunburn…I love it all. I miss the beach, and I’m most … [Read more...]
On April 29, 1899, The Atlanta Constitution announced, “William B. Lowe has made arrangements and secured plans for the erection of an apartment building on Peachtree between North and Linden Avenues which is to be ten stories high and ...more elegant than any apartment building in New York City or … [Read more...]
I’m always on the hunt for bits of history that fit in with my history column published in the Douglas County Sentinel each week, so when I came across a story regarding “nekkid” soldiers along the Chattahoochee River my “history radar” went into high alert. I assumed the story would involve some … [Read more...]