Atlanta is the capital of Georgia and was the home of the 1996 Olympic Games. The World of Coca Cola is in Atlanta, detailing the history of the famous drink. Martin Luther King Jr’s childhood home is in Atlanta, and the area surrounding it now hosts the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site. Delta Airlines is based in Atlanta, and flies to various destinations across America, including Chicago, Houston and Kansas City.
Back in 1837 Atlanta was little more than a
hamlet existing to serve as a railway terminus; then came the Civil
War that saw the town burned to the ground. Undaunted, 135 years
later Atlanta swarms with more than three million people, and has
been chosen by numerous leading international companies as the home
of their corporate or regional headquarters. The lively, thriving
city styles itself as the capital of the 'New South', and its
dramatic skyline is littered with gleaming skyscrapers.
Martin Luther King Jr National Historic Site Atlanta
In January 1929 a baby boy was born in an
upstairs bedroom of a house in Atlanta.
World Of Coca-Cola Atlanta
In 1886 Jacob's Pharmacy, a small drugstore
in Atlanta, began selling a new headache and hangover tonic called
Kennesaw Mountain Battlefield Atlanta
In 1864 Kennesaw Mountain was the scene of a
bloody Civil War battle when General Sherman led his Union forces
against the entrenched Confederate forces at the site, resulting in
the death of more than 67,000 soldiers.
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