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Exploring Sites In which History Was Made In Atlanta

by on Apr.10, 2011, under Travel

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The city of Atlanta has experienced many historic moments through the years. Guests to Atlanta can take in these exciting historic sites and see directly where history was made. History buffs really should be certain to keep room in their travel schedule for the following places of interest:

* The King Center At the MLK Jr. National Historic site, The King Center is visited by far more than a million people each year. It really is the official residing memorial dedicated to the advancement of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy. At The King Center, founded in 1968 by Coretta Scott King, you’ll come across Freedom Hall, the Eternal Flame, Dr. King’s birth home, Dr. King’s crypt, and Ebenezer Baptist Church. The visitor center screens a 30-minute movie about Dr. King’s life and impact to the Civil Right Movement. It also consists of a library and historical records. The Center strives to offer education by means of research.

* Jimmy Carter Library and Museum at Carter Center This presidential library and museum is made of an archive holding twenty-seven million pages of Carter White House material. In addition, it houses a half million pics, hundreds of hours of film, audio, and video. Visitors can feel like they are part of U.S. history when they step inside the Oval Office replica or view Head of State gifts.

A common site for the city residents and visitors alike, at the Carter Center it is possible to stroll through its wooded thirty-five-acre park. The grounds feature a Circle of Flags from all 50 states, Koi pond, formal gardens, cut flower gardens, a wonderful rose garden, Japanese garden, cherry orchard, and waterfalls nestled between two small lakes.

* Margaret Mitchell House & Museum Visit where Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Margaret Mitchell wrote her masterpiece Gone With the Wind at a historic 2-acre site in midtown Atlanta. The Margaret Mitchell House and Museum includes her home and apartment which guests can tour, as well as a visitor center, exhibition gallery, Gone With the Wind movie museum, and museum store.

Fans who want to experience more of the book and Academy Award winning movie’s history can enjoy metro Atlanta’s other Gone With the Wind attractions. In Jonesboro, visit The Road to Tara Museum which controls a large collection of memorabilia from the movie and book. Also, be sure to visit The Marietta Gone With the Wind Museum: Scarlett on the Square. It is a engaging site featuring the bengaline gown worn by Vivien Leigh as Scarlett during the honey moon scene in the movie. Lastly, if interested in paying respects to Mitchell, visit the Historic Oakland Cemetery.

The Atlanta Airport Hotel is just southwest of the downtown area of Atlanta and is simply north of Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport . The Atlanta Airport hotel also provides a wide variety of services and amenities to help make its guest’s stay extraordinary.

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