Archive for December 2018

Episode 16: Summerhill

Summerhill is the neighborhood almost all of us have visited at least once, but probably had no idea. It holds stories of African American and Jewish settlement in Atlanta, one of ...

Episode 15: Prohibition

Atlanta and alcohol have a long, sordid history. From the colony of Georgia banning ardent spirits in 1735, to Fulton County taking 5 extra years to actually celebrate Repeal Day, ...

The Atlanta Public School system would be established by the City Council in 1869 and opening day would be in 1872. The first two high schools in the city were named Boys High and ...