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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM257F_lophorhothon-atopus_Atlanta-GA.html
Lophorhothon atopus (Loh-FOUR-ah-thon ay-TOH-pus) "Crested Nose" Cretaceous Period (65- 144 million years ago) Southeastern United States This scene shows a family of Lophorhothon dinosaurs, as they may have looked millions of ye…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM22A7_kilpatricks-cavalry-on-the-newnan-stage-road_Atlanta-GA.html
On November 14, 1864, the third cavalry of General Sherman's Military Division of the Mississippi [USA], Brig. General Judson L. Kilpatrick, [USA], 5500 men and 6 guns, marched from Marietta via Mayson-Turner Ferry (Bankhead Highway bridge) and bi…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM229I_david-and-frances-cotting_Atlanta-GA.html
This site was known as the Cotting Estate in the mid 1800's. David Cotting, teacher, editor and lawyer, served as Secretary of State from 1868-1873. He was also a member of the Constitutional Convention. Frances Cotting lived here after her husban…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2244_delta-air-lines_Atlanta-GA.html
Delta Air Lines began in 1924 as a crop dusting company, based first in Macon, Georgia, and then Monroe, Louisiana. C.E. Woolman led a group of investors in buying the company in 1928 and renamed it Delta Air Service. Passenger service began betwe…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM222Y_fire-station-no-16_Atlanta-GA.html
During the Civil Rights Movement, members of the African-American community pressured the Mayor and City Council of Atlanta to integrate the city's fire department. In 1962, Mayor Ivan Alan, authorized the first hiring of sixteen African American …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM21ZZ_theodore-tiger-flowers_Atlanta-GA.html
Theodore "Tiger" Flowers was the first African-American boxer to win the world middleweight championship in 1926. Born in Camilla, Georgia in 1895. Flowers moved to Atlanta in 1920 where he began training seriously to be a professional b…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM21XO_swan-house_Atlanta-GA.html
Swan House was completed in 1928 for Mr. and Mrs. Edward Hamilton Inman, heirs to a cotton-brokerage fortune. Named for the swan motif found throughout the interior, the house was designed by architect Philip Trammell Shutze (1890-1982), of the At…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM20LO_saint-josephs_Atlanta-GA.html
On April 21, 1880, four Sisters of Mercy from Savannah, Georgia opened Atlanta's first permanent hospital, a 10-bed facility located on this site, where it remained for nearly 100 years. During that time, the hospital grew in size and scope, ev…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM20LM_historic-site_Atlanta-GA.html
The Sisters of Mercy founded Atlanta's first hospital on this site in 1880. Saint Joseph's Hospital occupied this location until 1978, when it moved to 5665 Peachtree-Dunwoody Road.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1Y6J_where-hood-watched-the-battle-of-atlanta_Atlanta-GA.html
In 1856 James E. Williams
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