From Civil War To Civil Rights Tour
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Atlanta has an incredibly rich culture and history. Let the experts drop some ATL knowledge on you.
Experience and visit the sites important to Atlanta’s rich history
770 Lexington Ave SW, Atlanta, GA 30310
Learn the history of Atlanta, from a major Civil War battlefield to the center of the Civil Rights movement. Stops include: Cabbagetown - an historic cotton milltown established in the late 19th century which still retains its unique and historical architecture, Inman Park - site of the Battle of Atlanta, the neighborhood has many decorative Victorian homes, including the founder of Coca Cola, Oakland Cemetery - the garden cemetery is the final resting place for various historical figures including Civil War soldiers, the author of Gone with the Wind and the founder of The Masters Golf Tournament, Martin Luther King Jr. Historic Site - the district includes the birthplace, church and final resting place of the leader of the Civil Rights movement, Sweet Auburn Curb Market - Atlanta's only public market is located on what was known in the early 20th century as the richest African-American street in the world.