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

1

Margaret Mitchell House Parking Lot

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

3 min
2

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
3

Peachtree Street

Margaret grew up on Peachtree St.

2 min
4

Peachtree Circle

Wind through the beautiful neighborhood of Ansley Park.

1 min
5

Lafayette

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

3 min
6

Piedmont Road

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

1 min
7

Morningside Dr.

We head down Morningside Dr.

5 min
8

North Decatur Rd.

Druid Hills neighborhood

3 min
9

Ponce de Leon Ave

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

3 min
10

Dekalb Ave

Battle of Atlanta

1 min
11

Degress Avenue

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

2 min
12

Inman Park Neighborhood

We tour through a beautiful Victorian neighborhood.

3 min
13

Oakland Cemetery

Margaret's views on African-Americans.

2 min
14

Margaret Mitchell's grave

We visit her family grave.

55 s

Overview

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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