Ansley Park

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Ansley Park, the first suburb built on the north side of Atlanta, has been the residence of many of the city's most prominent citizens. Images of America: Ansley Park is a pictorial history of this beautiful and unique suburb and its surrounding area. In addition to containing details about former residents of selected houses in the area, it also includes brief histories of the Civil War in Atlanta; First Church of Christ, Scientist; First Presbyterian Church; The Temple; Peachtree Christian Church; the 12 governors that lived in the Ansley Park governor's mansion; Piedmont Park; Spring Street School; Woodberry School for Girls; Margaret Mitchell; Dorothy Alexander; Amos Rhodes; and four social organizations, the Piedmont Driving Club, Ansley Golf Club, and two chapters of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
ISBN: 9781467110006
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Georgia
Series: Images of America
Images: 215
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Donald L. Ariail is an associate professor of business administration at Southern Polytechnic State University in Marietta, Georgia. Having grown up around Ansley Park, the author has a love for the history of the area. He has brought together selected images gathered from former residents, archives, old postcards, churches, and social organizations, the majority of which were obtained from the Atlanta History Center.
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