Archive for January 2020

Pittsburgh

One of Atlanta’s oldest neighborhoods, this is the story of the people who settled it, the buildings they built and what stories these streets have to tell. Stories of rail work, s...

Cemeteries: Part I

Long time listeners are well-aware of my love of cemeteries. This week, we’re going to cover 6 cemeteries that may not have enough history for their own episodes, but are still pla...

Housing Projects

Not only was Techwood Homes the first in Atlanta, it was actually the first in the entire nation, and built solely for white families. Built almost simultaneously with University H...

Murder of Robert Alston

This story ends on March 11, 1879, around 6:40 pm. Lt. Col. Robert Alston lay dead on a sofa inside the home of Dr. Tabor, over on Decatur Street. He had been shot in a duel by his...

Decatur

This week, I'm tackling a much-requested episode on Decatur. Starting with dinosaurs and heading to the early 20th century, listen in to learn about the streets, people, churches, ...

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