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      Pallookaville Fine FoodsMarch 1, 2014
      American
      • Avondale Estates, United States

      The Corndog-Wagon makes regular appearances at Oakland events like "Sunday in the Park" & "Tunes from the Tombs" music festival. Try the Fryinstein Monster corndog. It's scary delicious. Boo y'all!! Read more

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      Five PointsNovember 16, 2013
      Plaza
      • Atlanta, United States

      The SW corner of the Peachtree & Marietta St intersection stood Jacobs' Pharmacy. On May 8, 1886, the first Coca-Cola fountain drink was sold here for only 5 cents. Dr Joseph Jacobs rests in Oakland. Read more

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      Kaboodle Home Storeedited November 16, 2013
      Furniture / Home
      • Atlanta, United States

      One of several Atlanta locations of Jacobs' Pharmacy once occupied this building. Coca-Cola was first sold on May 8, 1886 at the Peachtree & Marietta St store. Dr Joseph Jacobs rests today in Oakland. Read more

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      Flatiron BuildingJune 15, 2013
      Building
      • Atlanta, United States

      The Flatiron (completed in 1897) was the 2nd skyscraper built in Atlanta & is the oldest remaining. The first in our city was the Equitable building which was erected in 1892, but demolished in 1971. Read more

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      SunTrust Toweredited June 15, 2013
      Building
      • Atlanta, United States

      Atlanta's first skyscraper, Equitable Building, once stood here. It was erected in 1892 with 8 stories & demolished in 1971 - built for real estate developer Joel Hurt who rests in Oakland today. Read more

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      Manuel's TavernMay 3, 2013
      Bar
      • Atlanta, United States

      Popular spot to watch political debates & election results w/ historic roots in politics. Jimmy Carter announced his 1970 bid for GA Governor here & original owner Manny was the 1st CEO of Dekalb Co. Read more

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      Liberty HallJanuary 29, 2013
      History Museum
      • Crawfordville, United States

      Alexander Stephens was briefly interred inside Oakland. The Governor's body was carried to the cemetery after lying in state at the Capitol. 20,000 people lined the streets & attended the funeral. Read more

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      Bass LoftsJanuary 27, 2013
      Residential
      • Atlanta, United States

      The school was named after William A. Bass when it opened in 1923. A graduate of Emory College, Professor Bass was one of the most well known educators of youth in Atlanta. Today, he rests in Oakland. Read more

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      Baptist Collegiate Ministries at Georgia State UniversityOctober 22, 2012
      Student Center
      • Atlanta, United States

      Constructed in 1891, it served as the HQ of the Dixie Coca-Cola Bottling Co. The basement housed the syrup production factory with offices located upstairs. It is the oldest surviving "Coke" building. Read more

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      Hilton AtlantaOctober 20, 2012
      Hotel
      • Atlanta, United States

      Atlanta City Brewing Co. operated here at this location from 1876 to 1955 when the brewery was closed & demolished. The underground cellars were destroyed in 1973 when the Hilton Atlanta was built. Read more

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      Hurt ParkAugust 1, 2012
      Park
      • Atlanta, United States

      This park opened in 1940 & is named after banker & real estate developer Joel Hurt (funded by Woodruff Foundation). The fountain originally used 78 bulbs to produce a 20 minute water & light show. Read more

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      191 Peachtree TowerJuly 23, 2012
      Office
      • Atlanta, United States

      Across the street stood the Leyden House. When Atlanta was occupied by Union troops, General Thomas used it as his HQ & was where Sherman's March to the Sea was planned. Austin Leyden rests in Oakland Read more

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      Peachtree Circle ApartmentsJuly 22, 2012
      Residential
      • Atlanta, United States

      The columns on this building are from the historic Leyden House. It was built in the 1850s at 124 Peachtree St and demolished in 1913. The home served as a Union HQ during the 1864 siege of Atlanta. Read more

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      Alexander on PonceJune 26, 2012
      Residential
      • Atlanta, United States

      Union spy James Andrews was executed near this spot in 6/7/1862. He was the leader of Andrews Raiders who stole a train engine called The General. This event is known as "The Great Locomotive Chase". Read more

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      East Atlanta VillageMarch 2, 2012
      Neighborhood
      • Atlanta, United States

      Australian artist Pamela Croft painted the 20x100 ft mural on the EAAC building in 2004. "Bringing Nations Cultures & Communities Together" is one of the largest pieces of Aboriginal art in the world. Read more

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      RosebudFebruary 19, 2012
      American
      • Atlanta, United States

      Crave from the Grave: Y'all are gonna have to trust us on this. One word - GRITS. If they got em...we do declare you should order em. Quite possibly the best in the city.

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      Kenny's AlleyJanuary 24, 2012
      Nightlife
      • Atlanta, United States

      Named after Irish born Michael Kenny. He owned a bar on Pryor St called Chicago Ale Depot & was killed in 1870 after being thrown from his horse during a contest at the GA State Fair. He rests in OC. Read more

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      The Westin Peachtree PlazaDecember 30, 2011
      Hotel
      • Atlanta, United States

      On this site stood the first official Georgia Governor's Mansion after the state capital was moved to Atlanta from Milledgeville in 1868. 17 governors occupied the Victorian home from 1870 until 1921.

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      Atlanta Fulton Public Library - CentralDecember 15, 2011
      Library
      • Atlanta, United States

      Visit the 5th floor to view a special Margaret Mitchell exhibit containing items donated by her husband John Marsh. Visitors can see her personal book collection, typewriter, & even her library card! Read more

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      United Artists Tara Cinemas 4December 15, 2011
      Movie Theater
      • Atlanta, United States

      This theater was opened in 1968 and was originally called Loew's Tara. It was named after Tara Plantation which was the fictional home of Scarlett O'Hara in Margaret Mitchell's 'Gone With the Wind'.

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