Archive for October 2019

The Herndons

So many Atlantans do not know the story of The Herndons - who they were, the careers and companies associated with them and most importantly, the lasting legacy on this city. This ...

Reconstruction

This week, we’re talking about a period in Atlanta and Georgia’s history called Reconstruction. To put it simply, the period after the Civil War, our then-divided country has t...

The Klan

This week, we’re covering a darker period in Atlanta’s history - the rebirth of the Ku Klux Klan. The Klan reigned terror throughout the United States, first in the period imme...

The Temple

Did you know The Temple is the oldest synagogue? Starting off in rented halls with a borrowed Torah, it was during the first Jewish wedding in 1876, that the Rabbi calls for a form...