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Atlanta is a relatively young city. It began in 1837, when an almost random dot on the map was named "Terminus" during plans for railroad construction. After the railroads arrived, the renamed Atlanta proved to be a crucial transportation center in the Civil War. Home to the huge Confederacy munitions industry, it was burned by Sherman's Union army in 1864, an act immortalized in Gone With the Wind. Recovery after the war was quick: Atlanta was the archetype of the industrial "New South," championed by "boosters" – newspaper owners, bankers, politicians, and city …
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Top Hotels in Atlanta, Georgia

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The Ritz-Carlton Buckhead

This luxury Atlanta getaway in chic Buckhead neighborhood is directly across from prestigious shopping at Lenox Square and Phipps Plaza. A familiar landmark on Atlanta's social scene, The Ritz-Carlton Buckhead is ...

Top Things to Do in Atlanta, Georgia

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World of Coca Cola

Atlanta's most famous invention is also the world's most popular soft drink and nowhere is this more clear than at this unique downtown museum. The new 20-acre (8.09 hectare) complex features a 4D cinematic experience ...

Top Restaurants in Atlanta, Georgia

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Mary Mac's Tea Room

Mary Macac2s Tea Room opened in 1945, today it is the last of sixteen tea rooms that once dotted intown Atlanta in the 1940s. We believe we are still here 65 years later because we focus on serving made-from-scratch true southern fare served with genuine southern hospitality. From the time you come in the door youac2re welcomed with open arms and a big smile.