Norcross, once described as “Atlanta’s favorite summer resort” and promoted as the “healthiest locale on the globe,” was established as a railroad stop in 1870 during Southern Reconstruction and is a city of Gwinnett County firsts, including the first library, apartment building, county fire station, automotive manufacturing plant, and the first city listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Arcadia Publishing
: 9780738591384
: Arcadia Publishing
: 07/23/2012
: Georgia
: Then and Now
: 166 Black And White
: 128
: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
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Historian Sally Toole has collected fading legends of Norcross to show its past, and photojournalist Kate Awtrey’s modern photographs convey Norcross as it is today.
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