Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Georgia's "Gone With the Wind" Trail-- Part 2

ATLANTA

Just 20 miles away from Marietta is Atlanta, the city that was burned in November 1864 and less than 75 years later, Margaret Mitchell wrote her Pulitzer Prize-winning book in a small downtown apartment she shared with her husband John Marsh.  Mitchell called the two-bedroom basement apartment "The Dungeon."  It is still there and now called the Margaret Mitchell House.  Tours are offered and it has two exhibition galleries pertaining to the book and movie.

HISTORY CENTER

On 33 acres and consists of a historical village and museum on Gone With the Wind and the Wilbur G. Kurtz "History of Gone With the Wind" until April. 2015.

ATLANTA CUCLORAMA

A huge circular canvas of the Battle of Atlanta.

More to See in Atlanta.  --Old Secesh

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