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Whispers of History: An East Atlanta Walking Tour

  • Saturday, May 11, 2024
  • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • East Atlanta Village
  • 30

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  • This is the East Atlanta walking tour with the option of receiving the Images of America: East Atlanta book written by local residents Henry Bryant and Katina VanCronkhite.
  • This is the walking tour with the option of not receiving the Images of America: East Atlanta book written by local residents Henry Bryant and Katina VanCronkhite.

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This tour will travel along the front lines of the Civil War Battle of Atlanta and to focal points in historic East Atlanta, providing an action-packed overview of the battle while walking through its most contested land. Thank you to the B*ATL organization for their continued partnership with this event. 

Join us after the tour for a Meet + Greet with EABA's Friend's of the Madison Organization (FOMO) and a book signing and Q&A session with Henry Bryant and Katina Van Cronkhite, authors of the Images of East Atlanta book.

Tour Overview: Meet at East Atlanta Library @ 1:45 | Tour from 2-4 PM

  • Attendees will hear the human stories of the battle and get a sense of the troop movements from tour guide Henry Bryant, co-author of East Atlanta – Images of America.  
  • They will also learn about the early history and growth of this significant business node at numerous important sites. 
  • Find out how this vibrant neighborhood made the journey from pioneer days through the Civil War conflict to the Civil Rights era changes that continue today. 
  • The tour takes about an hour and a half in an easy walk on, behind and in front of the lines where troops were on the move on July 22, 1864. 
  • Visitors will hear stories of the men who fought in this historic battle that changed the course of US history, the early settlers who forged a life here and business people who planted the seeds and grew this unique community. 
Meet + Greet: Outside the Historic Madison Theater (496 Flat Shoals Ave SE) | 4-5 PM
  • Book Signing + Q&A with Henry and Katina!
  • Learn more about the Madison Theater and revitalization efforts to date!
  • Enjoy dinner in the Village with special offerings from EAV businesses!

Advance tickets available on this site will be required to attend.

We had great turnout and positive feedback from past tours... not to be missed!

Photos from previous tours:

   



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