30 Vintage Photos Showing Life of Atlanta, Georgia during the 1800s

These are what everyday life in Atlanta, the capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia, looked like before 1900.

Alabama Street, near its intersection with Pryor Street in downtown Atlanta, 1890
Atlanta in the Civil War, ca. 1861-65
Atlanta’s Grady Hospital on May 25, 1892
Atlanta in 1864
Atlanta’s Equitable Building in 1892
Atlanta’s Five Points area, 1892
Atlanta’s Piedmont Park, 1895
Decatur Street, Atlanta, Georgia, 1864
Downtown Atlanta taken from the roof of the Equitable Building, 1895
Federal officers in front of a home in Atlanta, Georgia during the Civil War, ca. 1861-65
Paddling around Lake Abana in Atlanta’s Grant Park in 1895
Peachtree (then Whitehall Street) looking toward Wall Street with the Kimball House looming in the background, ca. 1890s
Peachtree Street in Atlanta, GA, 1875
Peachtree Street, Atlanta, Georgia, 1864
Railroad yards, Atlanta, Georgia, 1864
Street in Atlanta, ca. 1890s
Taking a stroll through Atlanta’s Piedmont Park in 1895
The Catholic Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, 1895.
The construction of the English American Building (also known as the Flatiron Building) in downtown Atlanta, 1897
Wagon train leaving Atlanta, Georgia, 1864
Wagon train on Whitehall Street, Atlanta, Georgia, 1864
Whitehall Street (now Peachtree Street) from Mitchell Street, 1895
Whitehall Street, Atlanta, Georgia, ca. 1860s
A cart on Peachtree Street, near Five Points in downtown Atlanta, Georgia. 1882
Students from the Atlanta Medical College pose for a photograph in January 1895 in front of 34 Hilliard Street.
Horse-drawn Ambulance in 1896 Atlanta for Grady Hospital.
Peachtree Street looking south from Five Points. 1875
Marietta and Peachtree St., Atlanta, 1871.
1890s view of Peachtree (then Whitehall Street) looking toward Wall Street with the Kimball House looming in the background
1890s view of Edgewood Avenue looking east toward Pryor, Atlanta.

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