"Atlanta" Georgia Things to Do Tip by grayfo

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Atlanta the county seat and State capital of Georgia was named Terminus in 1842 and later changed to Marthasville, in honour of Governor Wilson Lumpkin's daughter, and then to Atlanta in 1848. Incorporated as a city December 29, 1845, Atlanta was named the state capital on April 20, 1868. Must see sights include: the ruins of the Georgia Aquarium, the World of Coca-Cola, the Carter Centre the CNN Centre and Grant Park to name but a few.

May 2010

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