Books about Atlanta and Cobb County

We’ve assembled a collection of books about metro Atlanta and Cobb County.  The collection includes history and current events.

The Varsity (Images of America)

The Varsity (Images of America)

$21.99
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Just the name The Varsity can set generations of mouths watering. What started in 1928 as one man’s efforts to bring affordable food to students, grew quickly into a fast food institution. The world’s largest drive-in since the 1950s, The Varsity’s menu has changed little since Frank Gordy ope... More info →
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Living Atlanta: An Oral History of the City, 1914-1948 (Brown Thrasher Books Ser.)

Living Atlanta: An Oral History of the City, 1914-1948 (Brown Thrasher Books Ser.)

$30.95
From the memories of everyday experience, Living Atlanta vividly recreates life in the city during the three decades from World War I through World War II―a period in which a small, regional capital became a center of industry, education, finance, commerce, and travel. This profusely illustrated v... More info →
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Peachtree Creek: A Natural and Unnatural History of Atlanta’s Watershed

Peachtree Creek: A Natural and Unnatural History of Atlanta’s Watershed

$36.95
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In 1990 David Kaufman decided to explore Peachtree Creek from its headwaters to its confluence with the Chattahoochee River. For thirteen years he paddled the creek, photographed it, and researched its history as the Atlanta area's major watershed. The result is Peachtree Creek, a compelling mix of ... More info →
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Cobb County, Georgia Cemeteries Volume 1 Revised and Updated

Cobb County, Georgia Cemeteries Volume 1 Revised and Updated

A survey of Cobb County, Georgia cemeteries between 1981 and 1984 for Districts 1, 16, and 17. An additional survey was completed in 1998 to have the most current information. Includes maps of the land lots within Cobb County. Also includes Roswell Methodist, Founders, and Roswell Presbyterian cemet... More info →
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Cobb County, Georgia and the Origins of the Suburban South: A Twentieth-Century History
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Cobb County (GA) (Images of America)

$21.99
Cobb County was a wilderness of virgin forests and unspoiled vistas inhabited by the Creek and Cherokee Indians when the first settlers began arriving in the early 1800s. Farms, railroads, booming trade, new houses, schools and churches, and industrial development soon marked the area. After the sta... More info →
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Six Flags Over Georgia at 50

Six Flags Over Georgia at 50

$9.99
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Six Flags Over Georgia at 50 is both a reference book and a walk down memory lane. It includes facts about the park, a timeline of attractions, and a dictionary of the attractions (both former and current) that have delighted park goers for five decades. More info →
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