Atlanta, United States

Margaret Mitchell's Atlanta: An Audio Driving Tour

Margaret Mitchell's Atlanta: An Audio Driving Tour

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14 tour stops


Margaret Mitchell House Parking Lot

The tour starts in the parking lot of the Margaret Mitchell House.

3 min

Ponce de Leon Avenue and right on Peachtree St. NE

Drive by the Georgian Terrace Hotel and the Fox Theatre across the street.

3 min

Peachtree Street

Margaret grew up on Peachtree St.

2 min

Peachtree Circle

Wind through the beautiful neighborhood of Ansley Park.

1 min


Drive by the house that John Marsh lived in after Margaret's death.

3 min

Piedmont Road

Margaret's first husband was Red Upshaw. Did Red become Rhett?

1 min

Morningside Dr.

We head down Morningside Dr.

5 min

North Decatur Rd.

Druid Hills neighborhood

3 min

Ponce de Leon Ave

Margaret's days as a journalist and how she learned Southern history.

3 min

Dekalb Ave

Battle of Atlanta

1 min

Degress Avenue

This road follows a high ridge and we hear the story of Degress battery,

2 min

Inman Park Neighborhood

We tour through a beautiful Victorian neighborhood.

3 min

Oakland Cemetery

Margaret's views on African-Americans.

2 min

Margaret Mitchell's grave

We visit her family grave.

55 s


Travel back in time to the Atlanta that Margaret Mitchell knew and the legendary Atlanta that she helped create. Tour beautiful neighborhoods while you experience Margaret Mitchell's life and hear her descriptions of it. The tour begins by the Margaret Mitchell house and ends at her gravesite at Oakland Cemetery. Along the way, view her homes, and her haunts, and see some of the Civil War battlefields that formed the backdrop for Gone with the Wind.

Itinerary 20 km / 1:12

Offline map included

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