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The Robert Burns Cottage, located near Grant Park, is a replica of the Scottish poet's home.

Historic Atlanta Postcards

Vintage scenes of the city.
updated 12.6.11

  • A familiar landmark in today\
    A familiar landmark in today's Buckhead,…
  • Downtown Atlanta, circa 1920. This is the area called Fairlie-Poplar today.
    Downtown Atlanta, circa 1920. This is th…
  • The Old Fulton County courthouse. \
    The Old Fulton County courthouse. 'I wil…
  • Another card mailed in 1908 by Mrs. Gidish to her pen pal in Iowa. After the Carnegie Library was demolished, salvaged portions were used to create a memorial pavilion at Hardy Ivy Park.
    Another card mailed in 1908 by Mrs. Gidi…
  • Stone Mountain, in a postcard from the 1930s. The "carving" on the mountain face is a rendering; although sculpting of the Confederate Memorial started in the 1920s, it was not completed until 1972.
    Stone Mountain, in a postcard from the 1…
  • Part of Lake Clara Meer in Piedmont Park was enclosed to create a swimming area, which was used until the 1970s, when health concerns prompted construction of a separate pool.
    Part of Lake Clara Meer in Piedmont Park…
  • This postcard was mailed in December 1906, a few months after this memorial to Henry Grady served as part of a grisly tableau. During the 1906 Atlanta riot, corpses were arranged at the statue\
    This postcard was mailed in December 190…
  • Atlanta\
    Atlanta's "Flat Iron" building pre-dates…
  • Five Points in the 1940s.
    Five Points in the 1940s.
  • The Robert Burns Cottage, located near Grant Park, is a replica of the Scottish poet\
    The Robert Burns Cottage, located near G…