In February 2013 the Mister and I ran off for a quick weekend in Charleston. It was rainy and cold most of the time, so we didn't get a chance to walk around very much, but we did take a turn through the visitor's center and then headed across the street to The Charleston Museum. The museum … [Read more...]
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I believe making goals, creating a plan to meet those goals, and pursuing the plan is a worthy endeavor. It takes hard work and determination. It includes taking the time to give each move careful consideration and changing course when necessary. Unfortunately, we often get impatient. We get weary … [Read more...]
On October 21, 1883 The Atlanta Constitution reported a force of fifty men were engaged in excavating the old Oliver corner for what would be the new Constitution building. The old Oliver corner was the southeast corner of Alabama and Forsyth which had been the location of J.S. Oliver’s commission … [Read more...]
Louis “Press Preston Huddleston (1870-1956) began working for The Atlanta Journal as a young man in the 1880s as a printer and moved over to work in The Atlanta Constitution building that sat at the southeast corner of Alabama and Forsyth in 1900 where he was the real estate and industrial news … [Read more...]