Atlanta’s Peachtree Street is home to some of the city’s most notable architecture, landmarks and historical moments.
After all, it’s where Coca-Cola was first served and where Margaret Mitchell penned “Gone With The Wind.” More recently, it hosts annual events like the AJC Peachtree Road Race and the Children’s Christmas Parade.
For history buffs looking to stroll through the street’s storied past — or if you just want to get a jump start on a New Year’s resolution — Explore Atlanta has just the thing.
The group is hosting a three-mile walking tour on Jan. 1 from Underground Atlanta to the High Museum of Art — right down Peachtree.
Along the way, the free event will make stops at some of the street’s noteworthy locations.
Sites include: Underground Atlanta, Woodruff Park, the newly reopened Candler Building, Fox Theatre, Margaret Mitchell House, the High Museum and many more. (See the list of stops here).
The event organizers ask that attendees leave pets at home, but walkers are encouraged to bring their cameras, as there will be a chance to photograph each stop.
The walk, open to anyone at least 15 years old, leaves at 11 a.m. from the base of the “Peach Drop pole” at Undergound Atlanta and is expected to reach the High by 12:45 p.m.
Afterward, attendees are invited to attend a gathering at a nearby watering hole — exact location, to be determined.
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