Atlanta's Druid Hills: A Brief History by Robert Hartle Jr.

By Robert Hartle Jr.

The Druid Hills local is characterised by way of rolling hills, amazing timber and shrubs and lovely, expansive homes. Its Ponce de Leon hall bears the imprint of the founding father of American panorama structure, Frederick legislations Olmsted. The brainchild of Joel damage, the local was once dropped at fruition by way of a few of Atlanta's such a lot favorite businessmen, together with Asa Candler, founding father of Coca-Cola. It used to be those movers and shakers of town who lived locally in the course of the early a long time of the 20th century. In 1914, Druid Hills used to be completely altered with the statement that it'd be the location of Emory University's new major campus. Now the citizens coexist with what has develop into a world collage neighborhood. Historian Robert Hartle Jr. has written a decent, impeccably researched tribute to Druid Hills, actually one of many jewels in Atlanta's crown.

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