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Atlanta, Historical Sites and Museums

Atlanta Cyclorama, The 1864 Civil War Battle of Atlanta revolves around visitors in this immense painting in the round, completed in 1885.
Grant Park at Georgia and Cherokee Avenues

Atlanta History Center, Visitors explore 'Gone With The Wind' and the Civil War, civil rights and more at the museum, then tour two historic homes, the 1928 Swan House and the Tullie Smith House, an 1840s plantation farmhouse with outbuildings, beautiful gardens and nature trails.
130 West Paces Ferry Rd

Bulloch Hall, Built in 1840, this was the childhood home of Mittie Bulloch, the bride of Theodore Roosevelt Sr. and the mother of President Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th president of the United States.
180 Bulloch Ave., Roswell,GA

Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, A fine arts center located in the Gothic-Tudor mansion built in 1920 for Charles Howard Candler, son of Asa Candler, founder of the Coca-Cola Company and located on 12 acres of sculptured lawns and formal gardens.
980 Briarcliff Rd.

Governor's Mansion, A Greek Revival-style house with a very fine collection of Federal Period furnishings.
391 West Paces Ferry Rd.

The Margaret Mitchell House and Museum, The apartment where Margaret Mitchell wrote Gone With The Wind has been renovated, while the rest of the building exhibits the book, movie, Atlanta and her life.
999 Peachtree St

Rhodes Hall, One of the last great mansions on Peachtree Street, this Romanesque Revival house was completed in 1904 and features exquisite stained-glass windows, a winding hand-carved mahogany staircase, beautiful fireplaces surrounded by colorful mosaics and elaborate woodwork and plasterwork on its main floor.
1516 Peachtree St

The Wren's Nest, The Victorian-era home of Georgia author Joel Chandler Harris, famous for his Uncle Remus tales, features guided tours, special storytelling programs and a museum shop with books and Br'er Rabbit memorabilia.
1050 R.D. Abernathy Blvd

Margaret Mitchell House
Margaret Mitchell House

Governor's Mansion
Governor's Mansion



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