Peachtree Street, Atlanta

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University of Georgia Press, Feb 1, 2010 - History - 212 pages
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Published in 1962, this history of Atlanta's famous thoroughfare traces its evolution from an Indian trail to a village street in the 1840s, to its rebuilding after 1864, and on to the rise of its modern skyline. William Bailey Williford portrays the many personalities that shaped Peachtree Street and describes the social, civic, and business life that flourished along the busy corridor.

  

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Contents

A Village Street
9
The Path of War
19
Thoroughfare of Progress
28
Pathway to the Future
162
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About the author (2010)

William Bailey Williford worked in public relations in Atlanta and served on the board of directors for the Atlanta Historical Society. He is the author of Americus through the Years and Williford and Allied Families.

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