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Margaret Mitchell – GHM 060-191 – Fulton, Co., GA.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
N 33° 47.575 W 084° 23.187
16S E 741972 N 3742266
Quick Description: Margaret Mitchell State Historical Marker located on Palisades Road near Peachtree Road, Atlanta.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 11/5/2007 11:52:48 AM
Waymark Code: WM2HF7
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member mtn-man
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Long Description:


Margaret Mitchell (November 8, 1900 – August 16, 1949) spent her girlhood and young ladyhood in the home of her father, which stood here. Her family had lived in Atlanta since the city’s earliest days. She was born and lived in Atlanta all her live. After her marriage to John Robert Marsh (July 4, 1925), she wrote Gone with the Wind over a period of ten years – 1926 – 36 while residing at 979 Crescent Ave NE. (1925 – 32) 4 17th Street NE (1932 – 39). She was a reporter on the Atlanta Journal for four years (1922 – 26).

She died on August 16, 1949 from an accident suffered near here.

Her Novel which was published June 30, 1936, has been translated into 25 foreign languages.

GHM 060-191 - Georgia Historical Commission - 1961

Type of Marker: Highway

Marker #: GHM 060-191

Date: 1961

Sponsor: Not listed

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