Atlanta, Georgia
Atlanta, the Crown Jewel of the South
History of Atlanta, Georgia from 1848 to 1868
Atlanta grows from its origin as a railway center, only to be almost completely destroyed during the Civil War
History of Atlanta, Georgia from 1868 to 1879
Atlanta becomes a cosmopolitan city and is driven more by its people than by external events
Burton, Georgia
Buried beneath a watery grave is an early Georgia boom town, one of the first gold rush cities and an expanding economic center when purchased by Georgia Power and flooded
Cartersville, Georgia
Named for Farish Carter and one of the oldest inhabited places in the state the history and recreation that made Cartersville famous still attracts thousands of people a day to this small town.
Cedartown, Georgia
From its roots as a Cherokee town, Big Springs was renamed to Cedar Town and became county seat of the newly formed Polk County in 1851.
Dahlonega, Georgia
Once home to a U. S. Mint, the city of Dahlonega is now a tourist capitol
Dalton, Georgia
The railroad depot has been at the center of Dalton more than just geographically. From the Great Locomotive Chase to Chickamauga, and as the Carpet Capital of the World, the railroad has run through Dalton history
Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia
Built near Chickamauga National Military Park, Fort Oglethorpe became a town the Army no longer wanted.
Helen, Georgia
Alpine Helen, Georgia, draws more visitors than any other North Georgia city
Kingston, Georgia
After a pivitol role in the American Civil War Kingston, Georgia, became world renown for the area pastors.
Lawrenceville, Georgia
Lawrenceville was a major city in early north Georgia, on an east-west trading path. Named for James Lawrence, the town was deeply embroiled in the Trail of Tears.
Macon, Georgia
History of the city of Macon, Georgia, from the Creek Indians to its modern day influence on music, arts and education
Marietta, Georgia
Cobb County seat of government, Marietta has burned twice, captured once, and seen its share of some dark history
Rome, Georgia
North Georgia's largest city has been home to Moundbuilders, Creek, Cherokee, and Americans for over 500 years.
Roswell, Georgia
Roswell was the site of a cotton mill and the homes of many wealthy citizens. It was a major target of Sherman's Atlanta Campaign and in 1905 President Teddy Roosevelt visited the city
Tallapoosa, Georgia
Northern capitalists built this western industrial complex after the Civil War.
Tunnel Hill, Georgia
From it's beginning as a stopping point for the Western and Atlantic Railroad to its involvement in the Civil War.
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